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Turning over a new leaf

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) members braved the cold on June 28 wearing little else than spinach leaves to encourage South Africans to go green by becoming vegetarians.

Centre turns learners green

The Delta Environmental Centre is empowering children to become more green.

Health department vows to stem maternal deaths

The health department has vowed to stem the rising number of maternal deaths after a 20% increase between 2005 and 2007.

Deadly steps to manhood

School holidays bring a surge in fatal circumcisions at unlicensed Eastern Cape initiation schools.

TAKE2: Putting lives at risk

John Robbie rarely says anything I want to write home about on his morning shows, which I listen to religiously.

Vuvuzelas too raucous for security guards

I can understand why some fans hate the sound of the vuvuzela at the stadiums.

Doctors ‘insulted’

Angry medical practitioners staged daily lunch-hour pickets outside hospitals across the country last week.

Zuma’s inauguration blessed by shower

Thousands braved the rain and flocked to the Union Buildings on Saturday, where ANC president Jacob Zuma will be inaugurated as president.

A panacea for doctors, stat

Medical practitioners warn that they could resume strike action if government does not respond to their demands.

‘SA can’t handle an outbreak’

As swine flu threatens South Africa, experts say the country does not have enough of the medicines necessary to contain an epidemic.

No state health for me please

Many politicians do not make use of our public healthcare system -- clearly a vote of no confidence.

Department of Health slams striking doctors

The Department of Health says striking doctors owe the nation an explanation for their conduct.

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