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Khusela Diko, now suspended, earned a cushy salary during her ‘special leave’

The presidency confirms spokesperson Khusela Diko has been suspended; meanwhile, her full salary was paid while she was on ‘special leave’

Corruption forces health shake-up in Gauteng

Dr Thembi Mokgethi appointed as new health MEC as premier seeks to stop Covid-19 malfeasance

Gauteng health MEC Bandile Masuku’s first rule: Don’t panic

As Gauteng braces for its Covid-19 peak, the province’s MEC for health, Bandile Masuku, is putting his training to the test as he leads efforts to tackle the impending public health crisis

Crime and medicine: How to keep criminals out of our hospitals

There may be no quick fix to making our hospitals safer, but there may be one simple place to start

Gauteng health department misses deadline to pay junior doctors

With no money for petrol, many doctors have applied for authorised special leave. But some hospitals have warned there will be consequences.

Fatal Johannesburg building fire reignites

The building is shared by the departments of health, human settlements and cooperative governance

Hawks given new instructions in Hlongwa graft allegations

Hlongwa, who is currently the ANC's chief whip in Gauteng, has allegedly been linked to corruption amounting to R1.2-billion

SIU report a ploy to ’embarrass Gauteng ANC’ — Hlongwa

Hlongwa says a report by the SIU linking him to corruption ​amounting to R1.2-billion, was nothing new and a ploy "to embarrass the Gauteng ANC"

Read Brian Hlongwa’s response to the SIU report

Allegations of graft during his tenure as Gauteng health MEC aren’t new, says ANC Gauteng chief whip. In fact, they’re talked about regularly.

Hlongwa responds to SIU report: ‘I arranged to hand myself over to the Hawks’

The chief whip says recent media reports were first to alert him that the SIU had completed its investigation into alleged corruption under his watch.

Five things the Gauteng health department spent your money on – SIU

Spa treatments, fancy homes and paperwork — and the list goes on.

Limos & spas: Take a look at why Gauteng ANC Chief Whip Brian Hlongwa resigned.

Go behind the accusations that led to his resignation this week in this story from our archives.

Charlotte Maxeke Hospital on lockdown

Department officials have characterised the situation at the hospital as being 'out of control' and say police have been called to the scene

#LifeEsidimeni judge: ‘Government violated the Constitution’

The arbitration ruling specifies that both Constitutional and general damages have to be paid.

#LifeEsidimeni: What will the Gauteng government be forced to pay?

The families of the nearly 150 mental health patients who died in the Life Esidimeni tragedy will know today how much they will be compensated.

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