South Africa

KZN family demands answers following mother’s alleged assault by nurses

Written by on 10 June 2021

A family from Umlazi in KwaZulu-Natal is demanding answers from the provincial Health Department. This following allegations that 54-year-old Sibongile Diaho was assaulted by healthcare workers at Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital last week. The family says Diaho had been admitted for the removal of two boils in her stomach area. She is also a diabetic. […]

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Three seriously injured in collision

Written by on 31 May 2021

A 36-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman from the Avanza had suffered serious injuries and were treated using Advanced Life Support interventions before being transported to Sebokeng Hospital. SEDIBENG.- Three people were seriously injured in a collision between a bakkie and an Avanza on the R54 near Golden Gardens, outside Sebokeng yesterday afternoon. ER24 paramedics […]

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COVID-19 in SA: Northern Cape sees rise in school cases

Written by on 31 May 2021

There’s been an increase in positive coronavirus cases in schools in the Northern Cape. That’s according to the province’s Education MEC Zolile Monakali. He says while COVID-19 safety measures are being followed at school, at home it’s a different story. The province has recorded 264 positive COVID-19 cases in the past week alone. This has led to the disruptive […]

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Lesufi: Stop obsessing over hair

Written by on 31 May 2021

top obsessing over children’s hair. That’s the advice from Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi. This as parents and pupils demonstrated amid racial allegations at the Cornwall Hill College in Irene. Lesufi says policies at the school need to be reviewed. “My discussion with them was very clear, go back to the negotiation table, resolve all outstanding […]

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Zuma pleads not guilty to all charges

Written by on 26 May 2021

 Former president Jacob Zuma has pleaded not guilty to corruption charges on Wednesday. Zuma and the French arms company Thales are accused of corruption, racketeering, and money laundering linked to the arms deal. Thales also pleaded not guilty to all charges. The former president has also applied for a special plea to have state prosecutor […]

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