Health Professions Council Of South Africa

Forced sterilisation is ‘inhuman’

According to the Commission for Gender Equality’s latest report, this practice is a direct attack on HIV-positive women

Whatever happened to the doctors & nurses involved in the #LifeEsidimeni tragedy

These health workers presided over one of the deadliest tragedies since the dawn of democracy. Find out why they can still practice.

The Snap, Crackle and Pop defence of Tim Noakes

Big Cereal is obviously concerned about their profits, so it’s little wonder they find the Banting diet unpalatable

Basson: Mandela brought me in from the cold

Wouter Basson says former president Nelson Mandela reappointed him to an army post, because the US and UK insisted the state keep a close eye on him.

Foreign doctors hold out a lifeline

Without their presence South Africa's national health insurance cannot be implemented successfully to provide quality healthcare.

Show must go on: Basson fails in bid to quash charges

Cardiologist Wouter Basson's bid to have four charges of unprofessional and unethical conduct against him dismissed has failed.

Wouter Basson resumes battle to keep his medical licence

The bid by Wouter Basson, who headed SA's chemical and biological warfare programme, to have misconduct charges against him dropped continues today.

Health minister denies pushing for his own man

Aaron Motsoaledi has denied allegations that he is trying to "hijack" the appointment of a new registrar to "serve his own agenda".

Medical council cries foul at ‘interference’

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi is being accused of hijacking the process for appointing a new registrar.

Parliament calls for tighter security at hospitals

Security around hospitals must be tightened, Parliament has insisted, in the wake of the murder of a doctor by a patient at a hospital in Mpumalanga.


Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories