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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Angolan asylum seeker to test SA's love affair with China


Journalist António Capalandanda cast aspersions on Luanda's Beijing ties and has now fled to Durban, seeking refuge.

Police spin doctor grilled by MPs

Yesterday at 13:58, SAST

The South African police's chief spin doctor on Friday found himself in the firing line.

Source: Mail & Guardian Online


Thailand charges man 'linked to bomb'

Today at 08:48, SAST

Police in Bangkok charge a man in connection with the bomb attack that killed 20 people in the Thai capital nearly two weeks ago.

New arrest over Austria migrant deaths

Today at 11:16, SAST

Hungarian police arrest a fifth man over the deaths of 71 people, thought to be migrants, found dead in an abandoned lorry in Austria last week.

Source: BBC News


Nigeria: Many Feared Dead in Airforce Plane Crash

Yesterday at 15:30, SAST

[Premium Times] A yet unknown number of people are feared dead in a deadly crash involving an aircraft belonging to the Nigerian Air Force on Saturday.

South Sudan: Internal Dissent Over Ceasefire Emerges

Today at 10:00, SAST

[East African] President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Dr Riek Machar have declared a ceasefire beginning midnight of August 29. This was one of the requirement of the agreement where both parties were to declare a ceasefire within 72 hours of the ...

Source: All Africa