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New Born Babies At Risk Of Contracting TB Because Of ANC Mismanagement

Democratic Alliance spokesman on health Dr Wilmot James said on Sunday he would write to Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi to call on him to explain to the South African public why the country has run out of anti-tuberculosis vaccinations and to reassure the nation that the problem will not be repeated. James said South African hospitals and clinics were...

16 Arrested, Including Gvt Officials, For Drunk Driving On Way To Zulu Reed Dance

A total of 16 drivers‚ including a provincial government official‚ were arrested for drunk driving at the weekend while en route to the annual reeds dance festival in eNyokeni‚ KwaNongoma‚ in northern Kwazulu-Natal. The drivers were arrested by an integrated team of the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Transport’s Road Traffic Inspectorate and the South African Police Service who kept a close...

I Screwed Up: Khune

Itumeleng Khune has apologised for his error in Bafana Bafana’s 3-1 loss to Mauritania on Saturday‚ the goalkeeper saying the swerve on the ball caught him off guard. Five minutes into the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier Nouakchott‚ Khune spilt Aly Abeid’s free kick into this own net and the nightmare continued as Siyabonga Zulu was sent off‚...

Loyiso Gola’s Late Night News Channel Cut From eNCA

There will no longer be Late Night News on news channel eNCA due to disagreements between the satirical show and the news channel. LNN, which is hosted by comedian Loyiso Gola has parted ways with 24 hour news channel after the station reveled plans to try a shorter and differnt format than the 24-minute satirical news show that the LNN...

Cops Boss Fired Over Abduction, Rendition of Zimbabweans

SOUTH AFRICA: Gauteng Hawks boss Major-General Shadrack Sibiya has officially been given his marching orders after he was recently found guilty of playing a part in the rendition of Zimbabweans. On Saturday, Hawks spokesman Brigadier Hangwane Mulaudzi confirmed that Sibiya had been dismissed. He warned that if any members of the Hawks were found to be involved in criminal activities...

Ramaphosa Denies Knowing His Jet Belonged To Gupta Family

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday said he "honestly" did not know that the private jet that flew him to Japan belonged to the Gupta family. He was responding to a question in the National Council of Provinces by EFF member Vusiwana Mtileni. Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said there was nothing untoward about the use of the plane, which is registered to...

Prophet Mboro Severely Beats Up His Bodyguards After Failing To Pay Him

IT WAS the last day of August and Pastor Mboro’s bodyguards had allegedly not been paid . . . Again! One guard, Festus Collins (37), said they went to demand their pay on Monday, but instead of getting money they were chased out and moered. “We had an agreement to be paid R5 000 every month, but since I started working...

Energy Minister To Face Questions Over Nuclear Bid

Cape Town – The Democratic Alliance (DA) will on Tuesday ask Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson why Russia’s nuclear energy framework agreement looks like a signed deal. Joemat-Pettersson will be briefing the Portfolio Committee on Energy in the National Assembly on the five international nuclear agreements. The country is in the process of procuring a nuclear fleet to generate 9 600 megawatts...

Ramaphosa To Shed Light On Eskom, SAA Plans

Cape Town - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is to shed light on plans to improve the efficiency of key state-owned enterprises such as South African Airways, Eskom and the South African Post Office at a parliament briefing on Wednesday. Ramaphosa was assigned by cabinet in December 2014 to develop turnaround strategies for parastatals, to enable them to play a meaningful...

Scientists Using Computers To Test Thousands Of HIV Vaccines

More than 30 years have passed since the discovery of the human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, and scientists are still struggling to develop a vaccine. But researchers at Vanderbilt University in Nashville have used an unconventional method to get one step closer. Instead of finding an antibody to kill the virus, they simply created one using a computer program. Four years...

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