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Fatima Hassan

Fatima Hassan

    Agent Provocateur: Hands off our parastatals
    Agent Provocateur: Hands off our parastatals
     Eight board members, who are highly regarded in their professional fields and have integrity and a skills set that would be hard to duplicate...
    State Secrecy
    State Secrecy
    Ahmed Timol died on October 27 1971, the day I was born -- it has been 40 years since his death. He was a freedom fighter, a South African...
    Kidneygate: What the Netcare bosses really knew
    Kidneygate: What the Netcare bosses really knew
    On May 27 four Durban surgeons are due to stand trial for their part in South Africa's kidney trafficking scandal.
    Alarm over baby deaths in Khayelitsha
    Alarm over baby deaths in Khayelitsha
    Cape Town prides itself on its record of delivery. But in Khayelitsha, one of the poorest, most densely populated areas of the city, there appears...
    Manyi's clash of interests sidestepped
    Manyi's clash of interests sidestepped
    President Jacob Zuma's appointment of Jimmy Manyi as the head of government communications gives the controversial president of the Black Management Forum (BMF) almost unfettered access to commercially sensitive information....
    Comrade Barbara, we salute you!
    Comrade Barbara, we salute you!
    Barbara Hogan, our comrade, is retiring from government, ending a very important chapter in South Africa's history.
    The hungry stats hole
    The hungry stats hole
    In 2003 the South African Cabinet approved the use of antiretrovirals (ARVs) in the public sector and in early 2004 the programme started. Now in...
    Rainbow nation, red tape
    Rainbow nation, red tape
    I have spent most of my life trying to fight injustice -- and thankfully there is still the space to do so in South Africa. But not once did I...
    Rainbow nation, red tape
    Rainbow nation, red tape
    I have spent most of my life trying to fight injustice -- and thankfully there is still the space to do so in South Africa. But not once did I...
    Roll-out, what roll-out?
    Roll-out, what roll-out?
    Recently, the minister of health, officials in the department of health and in the Government Communication and Information System, President Thabo...
    Slow road to drugs roll-out
    Slow road to drugs roll-out
    In November 2003 the Cabinet approved a national plan for HIV/ Aids prevention, care and treatment. The plan estimated that 53 000 people would be...