Health Care

Indian newlyweds offered cash to delay having children

While Japan, Canada and Australia hand out "baby bonuses" to encourage people to have children, couples in a part of India are getting cash to not.

Zimbabweans turn to indigenous medicine

In the absence of a basic drug such as paracetamol in Zimbabwe's debilitating health care system, desperate patients have turned to traditional herbs.

Whistle-blowers ‘being targeted’

The fallout from the dirty war being fought in South Africa's R85-billion-a-year health insurance industry grew this week.

Humanitarian crisis close to home

Migrants face a multitude of health issues in Jozi inner city.

Phone cancer study put on hold

International study was delayed for years because scientists failed to agree on its findings, writes <b>Ian Sample</b>.

Healthcare needs help

There must be public and political acknowledgement of the degree of underfunding of the service across the board.

Call for state health scheme

Masa has advocated a radical reshaping of the way health care is provided and paid for in South Africa.

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WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world