Foreign mom’s neglect turns fatal

Nurses and doctors are 'forced' to treat non-residents, but such care is too often perilous.

Comment: A blueprint for recovery

The situation in the Eastern Cape health department is a "full-blown catastrophe", writes Trudy Thomas.

Motsoaledi: Why I use government hospitals

Health editor Mia Malan talks about Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi's decision to use public hospitals and the NHI.

Motsoaledi: Why I use government hospitals

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has promised to get state facilities running to the highest standards.

Postmasburg Hospital conditions shocks public protector

Conditions at the Postmasburg Hospital shocked public protector Thuli Madonsela so much that she described it as one of the worst she has seen.

HPCSA ‘protecting’ hypocratic oafs

A man has taken two specialists to task for a "misdiagnosis" that nearly cost him his foot

Comment: Singapore slings health clues SA’s way

Its health system is comparable to the best in the world, achieved at a fraction of the cost of others.

Madonsela to probe racism claims in W Cape hospital and clinic

Thuli Madonsela has asked health officials investigate allegations of racism and ill-treatment of patients at two Western cape health facilities.

Profit vital to private hospitals

But tariffs are also determined by medical inflation, including the cost of service providers.

Harsh prison air left mark on Madiba

Madiba's prison past may have played a role in his recurrent lung infections.

Zim hospitals rely on charity to survive

Zimbabwe's hospitals are being forced to carry out fundraising activities to keep afloat owing to low budget disbursements from the finance ministry.

Mandela admitted to hospital for ‘medical attention’

Former President Nelson Mandela has been admitted to a Pretoria hospital for "medical attention", the presidency has said.


NGOs ask ConCourt to order that shops can sell baby clothes during lockdown

The organisations say lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

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