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Zinhle Mapumulo

486 die as greedy traditional surgeons run initiate schools ‘like spaza shops’

24 June 2014 15:24

Close to 490 boys have died in initiation schools in three provinces in the past six years and a further 455 628 were hospitalised because of circumcision-related complications, an investigation has revealed.

Venda change tune on Hlaudi ‘wife gift’

22 June 2014 6:00

A traditional Venda lobby group will today hold a press conference to “set the record straight” around allegations that it gave the SABC’s acting chief operations officer, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, a wife.

Bloemhof’s ‘killer water’ leaves grief in its wake

8 June 2014 15:00

North West health and local government ­officials are set to face Boitumelong residents today to explain what was in the water that killed three infants and made hundreds of ­residents sick.

SA’s forced sterilisation shame

8 June 2014 15:00

A battle for compensation is on for 22 HIV-positive women who were sterilised without their consent or were pressured into signing consent forms allowing state doctors to render them unable to have children.