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Concern over alleged lack of working fire hydrants at Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital

18 April 2021, 8:17 AM

It has emerged that the Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital in Johannesburg, which has been closed after a fire forced the evacuation of nearly 700 patients, has no working fire hydrants.

Messi fires Barca to Cup final win over Athletic Bilbao

18 April 2021, 7:51 AM

Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona thrashed Athletic Bilbao 4-0 in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday to win the trophy for a record-extending 31st time with all the goals coming in the last half an hour.

Cause of fire at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital remains unknown

17 April 2021, 9:31 PM

The Gauteng Health Department says the cause of the fire that broke out at the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg  is yet to be determined.

Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital temporarily closed following a fire

17 April 2021, 11:22 AM

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says patients have been transferred to other hospitals to avoid them getting smoke inhalation as smoke has entered some wards.

Charlotte Maxeke Hospital structure compromised as battle to quench fire continues

17 April 2021, 9:58 AM

The Johannesburg Emergency Services officials say the fire is being managed to prevent it from spreading from the special dispensary stores to other parts of the health facility. 

Fire-fighters battle blaze at a Johannesburg hospital

16 April 2021, 11:52 PM

Fire-fighters from the City of Johannesburg are battling a fire that reignited at the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg. 

Zuma’s bid to force state to foot bill for his legal fees backfires

13 April 2021, 3:00 PM

The Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein has dismissed Zuma’s appeal against a judgment of the High Court in Pretoria, which held that the State is not liable for the legal costs incurred by the former president in his personal capacity.

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City of Cape Town plans to provide permanent housing to Masiphumelele fire victims

11 April 2021, 6:31 PM

More than 4 000 people were left homeless in December last year, when the fire tore through the informal settlement, near Fish Hoek in Cape Town.

Artillery guns fire across UK in solemn tribute to Prince Philip

10 April 2021, 2:02 PM

Gun salutes were fired across Britain on Saturday to mark the death of Prince Philip as tributes flooded in for a man who was a pillar of strength for Queen Elizabeth during her record-breaking reign.

11 killed as Myanmar protesters fight troops with handmade guns, firebombs: media

8 April 2021, 8:09 PM

Anti-coup demonstrators in Myanmar fought back with handmade guns and firebombs against a crackdown by security forces in a town in the northwest but at least 11 of the protesters were killed, domestic media reported on Thursday.



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