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.
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.
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.
Gauteng Premier David Makhura says patients have been transferred to other hospitals to avoid them getting smoke inhalation as smoke has entered some wards.
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 from the City of Johannesburg are battling a fire that reignited at the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg.
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.
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.
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.
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.