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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Taxi associations deny shooting of Putco bus

Today at 08:19, SAST

Suggestions of "taxi violence" have been slammed after a bus was attacked amid outrage that taxi operators were not given the chance to tender.

Mbalula gagged 2010 World Cup LOC


The sport and recreation minister hosted an extraordinary meeting and wrote a letter telling World Cup local organising committee members to keep mum.

Source: Mail & Guardian Online


Greek voters 'made brave choice'

Today at 08:09, SAST

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras hails the rejection of the terms of an international bailout, as his finance minister resigns.

Twin Nigeria blasts kill scores

Today at 09:12, SAST

Two bomb attacks - on a restaurant and a mosque - in the central Nigerian city of Jos have left at least 44 people dead, the authorities say.

Source: BBC News


Burundi: Govt Rejects Second UN Mediator

Today at 09:29, SAST

[The Star] Burundi on Sunday rejected a second UN diplomat named to help resolve the country's political crisis, saying a critical report about last week's parliamentary elections demonstrated bias.

Kenya: Kenyatta Calls for Caution in War On Illicit Alcohol

Today at 08:35, SAST

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta has warned leaders against destroying private property in the ongoing war against illicit brews.

Source: All Africa