While the country grapples with COVID-19 and its third wave devastation, there is another outbreak going under the radar. Hate crime and gender-based violence needs serious attention if alarming figures are to be brought under control anytime soon.
JOHANNESBURG – After more than a year of battling to transport her physically challenged the child, Lindiwe Mashini (33) from Bluegum View section in Duduza has finally received a special purpose-built pram – or “bakkie” as they are termed, from Pholosong Hospital.
After losing her father due to suicide in 2010, Zanele Hlatshwayo (35) from Orlando West in Soweto turned to running as a way of easing her own pain, and is now set on using her athleticism to raise funds to help people suffering from depression and mental illness.
KWA-ZULU NATAL – Right to Care, together with the Bhekuzulu Self-sustaining Project and the Mpilonhle Sanctuary Organization are working together to offer patients a one-stop shop where they can have all their chronic conditions seen to in a single visit.
KWA-ZULU NATAL – Right to Care, together with the Bhekuzulu Self-sustaining Project and the Mpilonhle Sanctuary Organisation are working together to offer patients a one-stop shop where they can have all their chronic conditions seen to in a single visit.
As the country marks the end of Child Protection week, residents of Tsakane in Ekurhuleni took to the streets in protest as a 61 year-old man made his second appearance in court, charged with raping an 8-year-old girl.
People responding to adverts for jobs at some of Gauteng’s hospitals in exchange for a deposit fee will be swindled as the offers are bogus and have not been made by the Gauteng Department of Health.
While recent reports on the murder of part-time student Karabo Mokoena – whose body was discovered after she was burnt to death with acid with a tyre around her neck – have had South Africans reeling in horror, another equally disturbing murder has passed quietly by.
Scores of Ekurhuleni women gathered together recently to join in a 4km fun walk – the first annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk aimed at creating an awareness of the illness in the local community.