Medical aid schemes have reached a settlement with the Competition Commission over price fixing, under which they will pay a R500 000 ''administrative penalty''. The Board of Healthcare Funders -- an association of medical aid schemes -- said on Wednesday it would cease publishing a recommended scale of benefits or other forms of pricing guideline.
A 34-year-old man appeared in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Tuesday in connection with the killing of three people during a road-rage incident at the weekend, Johannesburg police said. Three people were killed and another one wounded in the incident at Unigray on Saturday night.
Five South African ''human shields'' may ''reluctantly'' return to South Africa from Iraq due to family pressures and the ''extreme realities of a war situation'', the Iraq Action Committee (IAC) said on Saturday.
Various religious bodies, political parties and non-governmental organisations met under the ''Stop The War Campaign'' in Johannesburg on Tuesday morning to condemn the impending United States-led attack on Iraq.
The council of the University of South Africa has accepted the resignation of its chairman, McCaps Motimele, and said Unisa would not pay for the settlement of a sexual harassment dispute between Motimele and a former staff member, Professor Margaret Orr.
THE Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) and its alliance partners announced that unemployment remained the most difficult challenge for government, as more workers lost their jobs and more people faced poverty.