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JOHANNESBURG, March 18 - Medscheme, South Africa’s largest manager of medical schemes, has recovered over R107 milllion claimed fraudulently and through waste or abuse and more than R300 million in reduced claims through forensic interventions, the company said on Sunday. “Using the company’s robust data analytics system, Medscheme was able to identify claims that fell outside the average patterns. Investigations...
Zodidi Mhlana JOHANNESBURG- Capricorn TVET college on Thursday morning was forced to suspend registration process at its Polokwane campus after six students were injured during a stampede. Spokesperson for the college, Tumelo Morobi said that the stampede occurred when over 1000 prospective students became uncontrollable at the gates. “I just got to the campus and there was an influx of students outside...
By Tina Bellon (Reuters) - A California jury on Friday found Monsanto liable in a lawsuit filed by a man who alleged the company's glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, caused his cancer and...
DURBAN, February 6 – Student Mlungisi Madonsela, who was shot and killed outside the Durban University of Technology’s Steve Biko campus on Tuesday, died “a painful but revolutionary death,” the Economic Freedom Fighters’ DUT student leader has said. EFF student command (EFFSC) and SRC leader at DUT, Sesiyande Godlimpi, told media on Wednesday that Madonsela was “a fighter who died...
CAPE TOWN, January 5 – Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schäfer has congratulated the 82.8% of learners in the Western Cape who passed the 2017 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examination, and said the province had also performed well in other key measurements. In a statement, Schäfer said that while there is a tendency to focus solely on the provincial pass...
PRETORIA, March 3 - A woman was seriously burnt in building fire in Sunnyside in Pretoria late of Saturday afternoon, paramedics said. Netcare 911 paramedics responded at about 4.20pm to reports of a building on fire in Plein Street in Sunnyside, Pretoria, Netcare 911 spokesman Shawn Herbst said. "Reports from the scene indicate that the top floor of a four-storey building...
Zodidi Mhlana JOHANNESBURG- Munashe Nkhoma's plans of continuing with his studies are in limbo because he is undocumented in South Africa. Over the past three months, Nkhoma, 18, has been forced to sit at home and do nothing until his documentation problems are sorted. The teenager is among hundreds of young mostly school children who are stateless as they have no citizenship. Even...
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Eight migrants including six children were found dead on Monday after suffocating from petrol fumes while packed into a lorry container on the west Libyan coast, authorities said. Another...
DURBAN, March 8 – Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said on Friday that one of the insecurities she faced as a young woman in the rural areas of KwaZulu-Natal was how she would manage in marriage, particularly when being pressured to tie the knot by community members. “I always have this feeling that marriage was a worry to me yet it was important...
Zodidi Mhlana JOHANNESBURG- Gauteng education department on Friday said that it was worried about a series of robberies that have recently taken place in Tshwane schools. The department said that it believed that a syndicate was behind the school robberies which have resulted in computers and school nutrition stock being stolen. Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi appealed to community members to assist the police with...


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