• Developers Wanted, Mental Health Solutions Sought

    Developers Wanted, Mental Health Solutions Sought

    The Empire Partner Foundation has announced that it is hosting the Mental Health Hackathon for young African developers at the weekend. Africa’s leading technology non-profit organisation is hosting the Mental Health Hackathon on 2 and 3 October 2021, in partnership with the WIB Group. The two-day hackathon event allows young African developers to develop real-world skills. 

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  • Helen Joseph Hospital: Crowding, More Deaths

    Helen Joseph Hospital: Crowding, More Deaths

    Democratic Alliance (DA) Gauteng Shadow Health MEC Jack Bloom on Thursday sounded the alarm over “increased number of deaths” at the Helen Joseph Hospital in Johannesburg. “Deaths and serious adverse events have increased at the Helen Joseph Hospital’s emergency department as they battle with a flood of extra patients from the fire-damaged Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg

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  • SIU Report On Digital Vibes Out, Boxes Of Cash Taken

    SIU Report On Digital Vibes Out, Boxes Of Cash Taken

    President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday morning released the final report of the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) probe into a dodgy R141 million communications tender awarded to Digital Vibes. Three individuals – National Department of Health (NDOH) Deputy Director General Dr. Anban Pillay, NDOH: Head of Communications Joseph Thembe Popo Maja, and NDOH Chief Director and Technical Evaluation

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  • Health DG Buthelezi’s Rise Comes Crashing Down

    Health DG Buthelezi’s Rise Comes Crashing Down

    The rising star of the Director-General (DG) Dr. Sandile Buthelezi has come crashing down after the Department of Health’s announcement on Sunday that it has suspended him over a dodgy tender. Last year, Buthelezi – whose mom was a domestic worker – beamed with pride when he was appointed DG of the National Department of

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  • Covid-19 Jabs: Rich Nations Get Lion’s Share

    Covid-19 Jabs: Rich Nations Get Lion’s Share

    South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa has sounded the alarm over the slow pace of vaccinations against Covid-19 and the unequal access to jabs between rich and poor countries. The president of South Africa made his remarks during his address to the Global Covid-19 summit under the theme “ending the pandemic and building back better health

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  • Brave Six-Year-Old Doing Well After Heart Surgery

    Brave Six-Year-Old Doing Well After Heart Surgery

    Brave six-year-old Chenille Nimrod underwent life-saving heart surgery earlier this month after waiting for more than three years. Chenille was born in the Eastern Cape, where she was one of 200 children on the heart treatment waiting list of the provincial government. “I am so happy and grateful that my child has finally received the

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