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Don’t misunderstand muti, says traditional healer

June 7, 2019

For centuries Africans have relied on traditional medicine for healing, and even with the dominance of Western medicine, muti is still widely used in South Africa.

North West Health suspends four officials

March 1, 2019

Managers were removed from their positions for allegedly dispensing expired medicine and for failing to pay service providers on time.

Calm restored at Witrand hospital following protests

February 28, 2019

Angry protests causing a disruption in health services at the Witrand Psychiatric Hospital in Potchefstroom have been halted and calm has been restored.

Drink lots of water and stay out of the sun!

December 14, 2018

Heat waves have been hitting parts of South Africa as summer takes hold and the holiday season approaches prompting health authorities to warn people to stay out of the sun when temperatures spike and to drink lots of water.

Addicts target patients for their medication

October 24, 2018

Drug addicts who live near the Boiki Tlhapi Clinic in Ikageng, North West, are apparently robbing patients of their medication.

Thousands of disabled youth not in school

October 16, 2018
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There are more than 500 000 children with disabilities who are not attending school – this is according to Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.

Doctor accused of molesting patient in his surgery

October 5, 2018

NORTH-WEST – Sexual assault charges have been laid against a doctor from Ikageng after he allegedly fondled and penetrated a young woman at his practice when she went to him for treatment.