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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Cosatu speaks by electing new secretary general

Friday at 00:32, SAST

Could the new Cosatu general secretary, Bheki Ntshalintshali, be the answer to its recent troubled history?

Hawks 'canary' menaced by abusive SMS


Mthandazo Ntlemeza’s daughter allegedly sent abusive text messages to the cop who tried to bring him down

Source: Mail & Guardian Online


Poor 'left behind' at climate talks

Today at 00:07, SAST

A critical UN conference aimed at agreeing a new global approach to climate change is set to open in Paris with 147 world leaders in attendance.

Obama lays rose for Paris victims

Today at 00:31, SAST

US President Barack Obama, in Paris for the UN climate talks, visits the Bataclan theatre to pay his respects to those killed there.

Source: BBC News


Burkina Faso: Why Historic Vote Matters

Yesterday at 06:34, SAST

[Al Jazeera] Voters in Burkina Faso are heading to polls on Sunday, in a closely watched election that could mark the beginning of a new chapter in the country's political history.

Central African Republic: Pope On 'Special Mission' to Restive Bangui

Yesterday at 06:10, SAST

[East African] Pope Francis was set to embark on the final leg of his Africa -- to Bangui in Central African Republic -- on Sunday, which he has described as an opportunity to accomplish a "special mission".

Source: All Africa