SAHRC: 'Psychiatric patients need to be heard'
The commission has concluded its first day of hearings looking at mental healthcare in South Africa.
SAHRC hearings: Each province doesn’t have its own mental healthcare budget
The hearings are aimed at addressing any violations of mental healthcare in the country following the Life Esidimeni tragedy.
I knew NGOs were inadequate - Ex-president of SA Society of Psychiatrists
Doctor Mvuyiso Talatala says he tried to inform disgraced former Gauteng health MEC Qedani Mahlangu and other senior officials of this, but his warning fell on deaf ears.
Habib: Student loan model could present major debt problems
Wits University Vice Chancellor Adam Habib says he would have preferred a graduate tax model which requires all graduates to pay a tax to fund new generations as they enter the higher education system.
NUM vows its strike will run indefinitely
The NUM has announced its members will go on strike from next week Sunday, demanding a once off payment of R1,100 and an increase of 8% next year
NUM members ‘will only accept 3-year wage deal’
The NUM has announced its members will go on strike over wages in the coal sector on 19 November.
Manana says he intends to reach out to victims after sentencing
Former Higher Education deputy minister Mduduzi Manana has pleaded guilty to three counts of assault.
Mduduzi Manana's sentencing postponed
Manana appeared in the Randburg Magistrates Court on Tuesday along with his two accomplices.
Court to rule on Mduduzi Manana sentencing
He's pleaded guilty to three counts of assault with the intent to do grievous bodily harm.
Peter Frederiksen found guilty on 36 counts
Peter Frederiksen was arrested at his home in Langenhoven Park in 2015 after female body parts were found in his freezer.
‘Plans in place for pupils writing exams amid possible taxi strike’
MEC Panyaza Lesufi says this strike is planned at a critical time when many pupils are writing their year-end exams.
Policeman shot in hijacking, robbed of pistol in Soweto
It’s understood three gunmen approached the officer who was on duty in Soweto and shot him once in the leg and fled.
Violent protest erupts along Golden Highway near Finetown
It’s understood residents are protesting against illegal land invasion.
Exclusive Books: Why should we refuse to sell 'The President's Keepers'?
The book store says it will continue to stand behind author Jacques Pauw and his controversial book 'The President’s Keepers'.
Family demands answers after kids drown in Orange Farm
Thulani Sibeko and a friend died last week while trying to retrieve house keys that had fallen into a hole filled with water at a construction site.
DA says it will interdict attempts by Mahlobo to force nuclear
The party says its clear Mahlobo was appointed to make sure the nuclear deal would be pushed through.
Four children killed after high light mast falls on them
It’s understood the five children were playing Saturday when one of the big lights fell on them.
Mahlobo reportedly speeding up nuclear power plans
The City Press is reporting that while the energy deal was set to be finalised in February 2018, it will now be completed in the next two weeks.