A surgeon at Pholosong Hospital in Tsakane, east of Johannesburg, cut open a patient during an operation and left her for 30 minutes while he disappeared to have a smoke.
Scientists are making “remarkable progress” in developing a safe, effective Ebola vaccine, says Wits University’s Professor Helen Rees.
An initiative aimed at reducing HIV infections among sex workers, their clients and partners has been officially launched by the South African National Aids Council in Johannesburg.
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South Africans – like the rest of the world – are feeling the pinch in their pockets, but are certainly not letting it stand in the way of enjoying a good holiday.
It was a day that memories are made of for thousands of grannies living near President Jacob Zuma’s homestead in KwaNxamalala village in Nkandla when they received Christmas presents from the president.
President Jacob Zuma donated R50 000 from his own pocket to a fund that buys school uniforms for orphaned and destitute children.
Robbie van Heerden and Al’louise van Deventer really don’t want South Africa to descend into a total blackout – because if it does, they’ll be sued and will lose their jobs.
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I run because I run, and lately it feels like I’ve been running for my life.
From the corridors of Parliament to the beautiful plains of Giyani, the notion of a rainbow nation is sung out as an obvious reality.
Former president Thabo Mbeki made a promise to the world in July 2008.