Doctors praise initiative that gives them a break in the bush while they treat poor patients
The disappearance of delegates’ names and other data from voters’ rolls is apparently rife at regional ANC conferences.
January is mango season in Hoedspruit, in the Limpopo province, and casual fruit pickers, mostly women, flood the area’s farms in search of work. Conditions on the farms already make them a potential breeding ground for HIV infection. Workers usually live in overcrowded compounds away from their families and isolated from HIV and Aids interventions.
Hundreds of fish have died in the Olifants River about 15km from Olifants camp in the Kruger National Park (KNP) as the river dries up. Dr Thomas Gyedu-Ababio, the KNP’s aquatic biodiversity conservation manager, said the fish are believed to have died from oxygen starvation.