Gauteng Health to apply Health Ombud’s recommendations in Lethole’s death

28 January 2021, 5:54 PM
The Gauteng Health Department says it will implement the recommendations contained in the Health Ombudsman's report on the treatment and death of businessman Shonisani Lethole.
W Cape says no new confirmations of bird flu infections 8 November 2017, 4:11 PM

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture says no new confirmed avian influenza infections have been reported in the province.

More than 2000 officers to be deployed in Limpopo ahead of festive season 8 November 2017, 3:22 PM

More than two-thousand traffic and police officers to be deployed on Limpopo's roads during the festive season.

Limpopo health awaits court decision on Clinix Phalaborwa 8 November 2017, 3:15 PM

The Limpopo Health Department says it is awaiting a court decision before deciding how to use its hospital building that used to house the Clinix Phalaborwa Private hospital.

Manana victims want R300 000 compensation 8 November 2017, 2:11 PM

The three women who were assaulted by former Deputy Higher Education Minister Mduduzi Manana have asked for R300 000 of compensation.

FF Plus wants British authorities to deport Mahlangu 8 November 2017, 1:56 PM

The Freedom Front Plus (FF Plus) wants British authorities to deport former Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu. The party also wants her passport to be confiscated once she arrives in the country. Mahlangu has been subpoenaed to appear before the Life Esidimeni hearings under way in Johannesburg. She has also been suspended from the Global […]

Sacred cow stolen from a Durban Temple 8 November 2017, 12:34 PM

The search is continuing for the Umbilo Temple's Aaradhya that was allegedly stolen from the premises of the temple at the weekend.

Outa calls for probe into Tom Moyane 8 November 2017, 11:22 AM

Wayne Duvenage of the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) says South Africa needs an investigation into SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane. Duvenage was speaking on Morning Live following the announcement on Tuesday that President Jacob Zuma has agreed to set up an urgent judicial inquiry into tax administration and governance at SARS. According to Devunage, there […]

Boy dies in ambulance robbery 8 November 2017, 10:13 AM

An eight-year-old patient has been killed in yet another ambulance attacked in Cape Town.

WATCH: Life Esidimeni Arbitration hearings 8 November 2017, 10:00 AM

The Life Esidimeni Arbitration hearings into the deaths of 141 mentally ill patients has resumed in Parktown, Johannesburg Wednesday.

Two Eastern Cape suspects arrested for RAF fraud 8 November 2017, 9:03 AM

Matatiele police in the Eastern Cape have arrested two suspects who attempted to defraud a woman of more than R1 million after pretending to be from the Road Accident Fund.

Heavy police presence in Pretoria amid taxi strike 8 November 2017, 8:50 AM

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi has called on all striking members of the National Taxi Alliance to demonstrate peacefully and avoid disruptions.

Soldier’s murder case postponed to 2018 8 November 2017, 6:39 AM

The Ntuzuma Magistrate's Court in the north of Durban has heard that the indictment of a soldier, who allegedly went on a shooting spree as he was trying to track down his girlfriend, is expected to be finalised early 2018.

Taxi strike leaves Soweto commuters stranded 8 November 2017, 6:30 AM

Minibus taxi commuters have been severely affected in Soweto.

Firefighters battle to contain Gordons Bay fire 8 November 2017, 6:05 AM

Fire fighters have spent the night battling a mountain fire in Gordon's Bay outside Cape Town.

UK school gives clarity on Mahlangu suspension 8 November 2017, 5:54 AM

The Global Banking School in the UK says its suspension of former Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu is on a "without prejudice" basis.

Life Esidimeni hearings continue on Wednesday 8 November 2017, 5:44 AM

The Life Esidimeni Arbitration hearings into the deaths of 141 mentally ill patients will resume in Parktown, Johannesburg this on Wednesday.

Motsoeneng, Tebele lose application for leave to appeal 7 November 2017, 7:14 PM

Former SABC executive Hlaudi Motsoeneng and Simon Tebele have lost their application for leave to appeal at the Johannesburg labour court.

Kubayi-Ngubane to appeal SABC board appointment process 7 November 2017, 7:01 PM

The Minister of Communication has announced that she will appeal the decision of the high court that sought to clarify the independence of the SABC board in appointing executive members of the corporation.

Mbalula denies overreaching allegations 7 November 2017, 6:04 PM

Police minister Fikile Mbalula says their target is to reduce crime in the country by two percent in the next 12 years.

Child pornographer sentenced 15 years to prison 7 November 2017, 2:48 PM

The police Family, Child and Sexual Offences (FCS) unit has hailed a 15 year prison sentence handed down to child pornographer, William Beale, as a landmark ruling. Magistrate Eugenia Jacobs has sentenced Beale in the Thembalethu Regional Court in George in the Southern Cape. It’s the most severe sentence ever handed down for the possession […]

Sabie Chamber of Business and Tourism taking Eskom to Constitutional court 7 November 2017, 2:20 PM

The Sabie Chamber of Business and Tourism is taking Eskom to the Constitutional court in a bid to stop the power cuts currently experienced in the Thaba Chweu Local Municipality in Mpumalanga.

NPA drops charges against Phahlane 7 November 2017, 2:00 PM

The National Prosecuting Authority will not pursue charges of defeating the ends of justice against suspended acting national commissioner Khomotso Phahlane. Phahlane was accused by police watchdog IPID of interfering in fraud and corruption investigations against him. IPID alleges that Phahlane paid for his Pretoria home using kickbacks from suppliers whom he allegedly assisted to […]

SABC 8 ruling delights Bemawu 7 November 2017, 12:25 PM

Workers Union BEMAWU has welcomed the Labour Court's decision to dismiss former SABC executive's application for leave to appeal.

Teacher accused of rape back in court 7 November 2017, 11:53 AM

The bail application of a 35-year-old school teacher arrested on a charge of rape is underway in the Thabamoopo Magistrate's Court at Lebowakgomo in Limpopo.

Parents, learners cautioned ahead of taxi strike 7 November 2017, 11:52 AM

The Gauteng Education Departmant has urged all parents in the province to find alternative transport for their children in view of the planned taxi strike.

Sassa wants fraud proof grant system 7 November 2017, 11:21 AM

Social Development spokesperson, Lumka Oliphant says the department is not looking for a banking service; but it is looking for social grants payment system.

UCT exams continue amid protests 7 November 2017, 11:14 AM

A group of students has barricaded the entrances to the upper campus of the University of Cape Town.

Hlaudi, SABC lose application for leave to appeal SABC 8 ruling 7 November 2017, 11:08 AM

Former SABC executives Hlaudi Motsoeneng and Simon Tebele have lost their application for leave to appeal in the labour court.

Body parts harvesting case back in court 7 November 2017, 10:11 AM

The state is expected to wrap its closing arguments in the bail application of five men suspected of being involved in the harvesting of human body parts at the Makuya periodical court outside Thohoyandou in Limpopo.

Taxi operators to protest in Pretoria on Wednesday 7 November 2017, 10:00 AM

Taxi commuters have been advised to seek alternative transport on Wednesday.