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Kenyan youth group fights trafficking through shared economic empowerment

July 16, 2018
Multimedia   News   Trafficking  

Kenyan youth are being trafficked, largely to Qatar, under false promises of job opportunities. A grassroots youth group in Mathare is coming together to find alternatives.

Nurses stop working after hours over safety concerns

July 13, 2018
News   OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – Nurses at Mutale Health Centre in Tshilamba, outside Thohoyandou, have stopped working after hours, saying they do not feel safe at night inside dilapidated and damaged buildings.

Is this granny the oldest person in Vhembe?

July 12, 2018
News  

LIMPOPO – Farming, exercising and eating fresh fruit and vegetables has kept Alilali Nyamuofhe Nevondo of Lwamondo village, outside Thohoyandou healthy and strong for 112 years.

Vaping industry slams new tobacco bill

July 11, 2018
News  

Ignorant and not based on scientific evidence. This is how vaping activists describe the latest bill on tobacco, which they say is based on fear of the unknown.

Centre for the elderly faces closure

July 11, 2018
News   OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – Denzhe-Lwamutsha Place of Care in Lwamondo Village, outside Thohoyandou – home to over 100 elderly people, is facing closure.

Accountability and the right to good food

July 9, 2018
News  

South Africa has a progressive Constitution, with the right to adequate food counted among our basic human rights. But while there are feeding schemes, food programmes and social grants abound to ensure our people are fed, still millions are going hungry. By Thabo Molelekwa of Health-e News.

SA’s private healthcare ‘not competitive’, Competition Commission finds

July 5, 2018
Health Management   News  

The Competition Commission has found that medical aid members have been getting a raw deal and now schemes and healthcare providers have two months to respond to recommendations that there be changes to the way the private healthcare sector operates and that medical aids clarify their offerings.