Elim Hospital in Limpopo is in crisis over water shortages. The municipality says illegal water connections have tampered with the hospital’s supply, but villagers blame poor service delivery.
This year, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded Dr John Nkengasong the 2020 Goalkeeper Award. The prize recognises his role in curbing the spread of the coronavirus in Africa and his efforts to secure vaccines.
A mother determined to support her child as he battles cancer has moved into hospital. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month, spotlighting the plight of children suffering from cancer and how their caregivers cope.
A Limpopo high court handed down a life sentence to the man who killed an intern doctor Shongile Nkhwashu. Officials say the sentence sends a stern warning to perpetrators of gender based violence.
Equal Education and Section 27 say they want to ensure the Basic Education Department is properly rolling out the National School Nutrition Programme. They say that while implementation has improved, gaps remain.
Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu has released a report on the spending of the government’s Covid-19 relief fund. The report found clear indications of fraudulent activities in PPE procurement specifically.
As learners return to the classroom in Limpopo, the basic education department says measures like staggered timetables will help prevent Covid-19. Still, school governing bodies concerned over sanitation and infrastructure.