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‘Prophet’ pleads not guilty to raping girls

August 30, 2017
News   OurHealth  

Limpopo – Pastor Confidence Monyela (32) from Mariveni village near Nkowankowa outside Tzaneen, on trial for raping four young girls during prayer sessions, has pleaded not guilty to five charges of rape and one charge of sexual assault.

Elim Hospital doctor arrested for dealing in illegal drugs

August 9, 2017
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LIMPOPO – A 35-year-old doctor based at Elim Hospital is set to appear on court on August 1 when he will face charges of drug dealing after he was arrested during a tactical sting operation by police.

Hungry learners rely on a school feeding scheme

July 19, 2017
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LIMPOPO – For 15 year-old orphan Sidwell Mathebula, a Grade 8 learner at Makovongo High School in KaMakoxa Village in the Giyani Mopani District, school is the only place where he is guaranteed any food.

Special needs girls get free sanitary pads

July 13, 2017
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Girls from poor families in the Tzaneen area have received donations of sanitary towels and will now be able to go to school when they have their periods.

Clinic gets water after months of dry taps

June 22, 2017
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LIMPOPO – After operating for four months with no water, the taps at the Lesedi Clinic in Lephepane village in Tzaneen, have been turned back on.

Malaria count up to 2000 since April

May 25, 2017
Malaria   News   OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – While the number of patients reporting to clinics and hospitals with malaria in Mopani is dropping, the provincial health department remains concerned as the battle to end the current outbreak continues.

Medicine shortages fuel shock malaria outbreak

May 12, 2017

Medicine shortages and the weather are to blame for the recent spike in malaria cases and resulting crisis.