Health

SA Mediclinic Seeks Growth in UK Aging Population

South African hospitals group Mediclinic International is buying almost a third of Britain's Spire Healthcare (entering a market it said was ripe for growth as private players account for a small fraction of the healthcare sector.


Health Clinic on Wheels for SA

Philips South Africa and the Rhiza Foundation today launched their “mobile clinic” project focusing on delivering basic primary healthcare to thousands of people living in townships that have little or no access to healthcare facilities.


Fundraiser Flashmob in KZN Kwikspar

Hillcrest Kwitkspar turned in to an all singing, all dancing, flashmob by KZN boys school Kearsney College and the Hillcrest Aids Centre Trust. Funds raised as part of the event went to the Hillcrest Aids Centre Trust.


The Sound of a Generation Free of HIV

650 babies are born HIV positive every day. Together, we can bring that to zero.


Drastic Reduction In HIV/Aids Related Deaths, Prompts Hospice To Change To Child Care Unit

For many of these children, the hopes of becoming a nurse, a teacher or fireman are now within reach. However, the prevalence of developmental delays in children infected with HIV is very high and, coupled with the multiple risk factors associated with poverty, have left our country’s children vulnerable and unable to cope at school.


Source: The Good News
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Top Stories

Judge says more court delays 'unfair' to Malema

Today at 12:38, SAST

The case against Julius Malema may have been struck off the roll, but the charges remain unanswered.


Who protects the public protector?

Today at 07:47, SAST

Thuli Madonsela has warned that the people of South Africa will not allow her office, and by extension the Constitution, to be trampled on.


Source: Mail & Guardian Online
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World

German prosecutor axed in treason row

Today at 21:09, SAST

Germany's justice minister sacks the country's top prosecutor, who had accused the government of interfering with a treason investigation.


Russia renews bid for Arctic regions

Today at 16:09, SAST

President Putin renews Russia's claim to about 1.2 million sq km (463,000 sq miles) of the Arctic shelf in a new submission to the United Nations.


Source: BBC News
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Africa

Nigeria: Now Obama Must Visit Nigeria

Today at 17:19, SAST

[AfricaPlus] The hope that the July 20 meeting between President Barack Obama and President Muhammadu Buhari would heal the rift between their countries concerning the fight against Boko Haram was not fully realized.


Africa: Obama vs. Dictatorship, Corruption

Today at 17:12, SAST

[African Arguments] I had expected President Obama to say some tough things to Africa's rulers at the African Union in Addis Ababa last week but I expected him to make the criticisms discreetly, by inference rather than directly. He didn't.


Source: All Africa
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