South Africans should not be embarrassed by the inept sign language interpretation provided by Thamsanqa Jantjie at former president Nelson Mandela’s memorial service, Deputy Minister of Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu has said.
Former president Nelson Mandela looked peaceful lying in a casket at the centre of the amphitheatre at the Union Buildings.
Hundreds of people gathered patiently on the streets around the Union Buildings in Pretoria today to get a glimpse of the body of Nelson Mandela which will lie in state here for three days.
There has been mixed reaction to the booing of President Jacob Zuma at the FNB Stadium during former president Nelson Mandela’s memorial service.
If sound at the FNB Stadium could be a measure of popularity, US President Barack Obama would have topped the list, followed by former president Thabo Mbeki, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe.
It was a day of mixed emotions as hundreds of people descended on Vilakazi Street in Orlando West, Soweto, to celebrate the life of former president Nelson Mandela.
The crowd is swelling outside former President Nelson Mandela’s home in Vilakazi Street in Orlando West, Soweto.
After 25 years of World Aids Day, shame still exists.
The long-awaited terms of reference of an inquiry that might lead to a drop in private healthcare prices have been published.
- Private healthcare: If inquiry finds need for price regulation, competition commission will recommend it
- Motsoaledi hits out at critics, warns private healthcare change is inevitable
- Competition commission: Lawyer warns against price regulation for private healthcare
- No quality healthcare for 84% of SA – Motsoaledi
- Healthcare depends on social factors – MEC
When Dr Ilse Groenewald told her female boss she wanted to publish an Afrikaans version of the Kama Sutra, she nearly fell off her chair.
The advocate representing Dr Wouter Basson at the hearing, where he is facing charges of unprofessional conduct relating to his involvement in the apartheid government’s chemical and biological warfare research, has asked the tribunal to disregard the testimony of the complainant’s expert witnesses.
Dr Wouter Basson was a young and inexperienced doctor who was merely following orders when he manufactured and supplied poisonous substances which were used to drug people for the purpose of arresting them, the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) tribunal has heard.
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