Black health practitioners demand interventions to end racial profiling
An interim report released by Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi earlier this year found that Discovery, Medscheme and Gems had been unfairly classifying black health professionals as likely to commit fraud.
Black health workers march against discrimination by medical aid schemes
The group of black health practitioners under the banner ‘Solutionist Thinkers’ are marching in Midrand and have accused medical aid schemes of discriminating against them.
IEC puts in request for election day to be declared a public holiday
Chief Electoral Officer Sy Mamabolo on Friday said they were confident the voter registration weekend would go smoothly and safely.
Tshegofatso Pule murder: Alleged mastermind Shoba to learn bail fate next week
Ntuthuko Shoba has applied for bail for the third time, once again pleading with the court to release him.
Makhura joins law enforcement officers on the road & on vaccination drive
Operation O Kae Molao sets out to ensure that motorists and residents adhere to road regulations.
Deputy Minister in the Presidency Hlengiwe Mkhize passes away
The cause of her death is unclear at the moment. She was 69 years old.
Esidimeni Inquest adjourns to 4 October for NGOs to get legal representation
The inquiry has experienced a number of delays since it began in July.
Life Esidimeni inquest: Official admits he wasn't a mental health expert
Levy Mosenogi was tasked with leading the transfer of patients from Life Esidimeni facilities to NGOs in 2016.
Teacher unions welcome change in matric exams timetable due to elections
Grade 12 pupils will now start their finals on 27 October and not 1 November as initially planned.
Vosloorus residents protest over Eskom's load reduction
Earlier on Wednesday morning, some roads including Mandela Drive were blocked with rocks and burning tyres.
Helen Suzman Foundation takes legal route over Zuma parole decision
The foundation launched a legal challenge in the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday, saying the former president's parole - which was granted last week - was unconstitutionally authorised.
Start date for matric exams pushed forward to accommodate elections
Finals were supposed to start on 1 November, the same day the nation goes to the polls. But the Department of Basic Education has released a circular on Wednesday morning saying they would now start on 27 October instead.
Damning evidence against Gauteng health dept heard at Life Esidimeni inquest
The Life Esidimeni inquiry heard how patients were moved even though NGOs indicated they were not ready to receive them.
60% of Life Esidimeni patients were not dischargeable, says ex-nursing manager
Former nursing manager at Life Esidimeni Zanele Buthelezi, through a statement, said more than half of the patients were not suitable to be moved to NGOs.
Life Esidimeni prices were not exorbitant - Mkhatshwa
Dr Morgan Mkhatshwa, the former managing director at Life Esidimeni, was responding to accusations that the Gauteng Health Department could no longer afford the fees due to price gouging.
Life Esidimeni patients who needed hospital care were moved to NGOs - Mkhatshwa
Former managing director at Life Esidimeni Morgan Mkhathswa is continuing his evidence on Thursday.
Life Esidimeni clinicians not allowed to vet NGOs, court told
Former director at Life Esidimeni, Morgan Mkhatshwa, said that while the healthcare department promised to establish a task team to assess the conditions of each patient, that never materialised.
Life Esidimeni not liable for patient deaths: former managing director
Morgan Mkhatshwa said clinicians from the Health Department were given all the necessary documents during the transfer.