Doctors warn against families bringing unhealthy food into hospitals

Doctors warn against families bringing unhealthy food into hospitals

Mageu may be an old favourite and sweets may cheer the patient up, but these foods could hinder your loved one’s recovery. Botshabelo District Hospital is concerned about the unhealthy foods families bring for admitted patients. Instead, they advise these healthier alternatives.

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Choosing between a baby and a stipend—breastfeeding teachers cut maternity leave to save jobs

Choosing between a baby and a stipend—breastfeeding teachers cut maternity leave to save jobs

Grade-R teachers in the Free State are foregoing their maternity leave, for fear of losing their jobs. The women say they are forced to leave their new-born babies to earn a stipend.

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Free State taxi passengers ignoring Covid-19 precautions, say drivers

Free State taxi passengers ignoring Covid-19 precautions, say drivers

Despite national regulations for public transport, taxi passengers in the Free State are refusing to wear masks and sanitise their hands. The taxi association in Botshabelo is calling on passengers to adhere to regulations as Covid-19 infections continue in the province.

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