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Health and Education

Health and Education

Zodidi Mhlana JOHANNESBURG- The Limpopo High court will on Tuesday morning hear a case of a grade 10 pupil who was recently expelled from school over his hair length. A Limpopo school has been taken to court after Kamegelo Kekana, 16, was expelled from school last week Thursday because of his hair. Hoerskool Piet Potgieter school has been accused of violating the learner’s...
JOHANNESBURG, January 8 - Public Service and Administration Minister Ayanda Dlodlo says she will discuss changing hospital record systems with Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi in a bid to improve the healthcare institutions' filing systems, which she called "a problem". Dlodlo accompanied KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo to Umlazi to assess the management systems at Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital, commissioned...
JOHANNESBURG, January 25 (ANA) - The Two Oceans Marathon is going ahead in Cape Town at the end of March, organisers said on Thursday, but they have assured residents that there will be no showers at the end of the race for runners and that they will not use municipal water during the event. Cape Town is experiencing a water...
JOHANNESBURG, July 27 - Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi on Friday said the adverse court ruling he suffered only challenged the administration of the department and not non-racialism. "It says the timelines that we gave people were ignored. It challenges the administration of the department and not non-racialism," said Lesufi while visiting Hoërskool Overvaal - an Afrikaans medium school in Vereeniging. Lesufi's comments...
GENEVA - The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is likely to worsen significantly unless the response to it is stepped up, an emergency committee of experts convened by the World Health Organization said on Wednesday. However, it does not yet constitute a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC), the emergency committee said. "The government of the Democratic...
JOHANNESBURG, March 15 - The Food and Allied Workers Union (FAWU) on Thursday said it was disturbed by the "generalised and unclear public pronouncements" made by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi about the listeriosis outbreak. FAWU General-Secretary Katishi Masemola said: “We call on the minister to clarify to the nation with concrete and clear statements as his pronouncements have created health...
Karabo Ngoepe JOHANNESBURG- Deputy Minister for Higher Education and Training Buti Manamela is calling for calm during tertiary registration following Capricorn TVET College stampede. Manamela who was meeting with the Principals of all Technical and Vocational Education and Training Colleges (TVETs) at Ekurhuleni West TVET College in Germinston was briefed on the situation. He appealed to prospective students to work together...
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...
CAPE TOWN, June 26 - A seven-year battle with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) has left legendary French HIV expert Dr Francoise Louis with no choice but to leave the country. “It was the 21st of May 2001, I remember it well,” said Louis about being the first doctor to prescribe life-saving anti-HIV drugs to a patient at...
JOHANNESBURG, December 06 – Barney Tiego Selebano, the suspended head of the Gauteng health department, on Wednesday admitted that he was responsible for the deaths of 143 psychiatric patients linked to the botched and tragic transfers from Life Esidimeni. “I take accountability, It happened under my watch,” Selebano told retired deputy chief justice, Dikgang Moseneke, during the second day of testifying...


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