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'Coke, stop guzzling our water!'

February 5, 2018       News  

How is Coca Cola in Cape Town able to use over a million litres of water every day while poor households are having their water cut off, asks the Water Crisis Coalition

State is also ‘captured’ by incompetence

February 5, 2018
News  

Twenty three years after South Africa’s first democratic elections, many Eastern Cape residents still live in dire poverty – held hostage as much by incompetent officials as corrupt ones. Is there any political will to turn the country’s poorest municipalities around?

Officials ignored warning on Limpopo school toilets

February 2, 2018
News   OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – During their final arguments in their lawsuit against the Department of Education representatives for the Komapes argued that the family deserve to be properly compensated for their loss.

Not our job to verify deaths says health department

February 2, 2018
News  

The Gauteng Department of Health (GDoH) says it is not their job to verify 12 more casualties from the Life Esidimeni move, shifting the responsibility onto Health Ombudsman Professor Malegapuru Makgoba.

Teen pregnancies down, TB cure up

February 1, 2018
News  

Teen pregnancies have dropped, while our cure rate for tuberculosis (TB) is the highest in a decade.

Esidimeni ‘disaster’ brings corruption in Gauteng health to light

February 1, 2018
News  

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has vowed to fight corruption after testimony at the Life Esidimeni arbitrations further exposed the levels of financial mismanagement in his government.

Komapes shunned as they hope for #JusticeforMichael

February 1, 2018
News   OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – Since learning that the Komape family is suing the provincial Department of Education for R3-million, the local community of Chebeng village outside Polokwane has turned against them.

Gauteng Health lied about financial pressures from Treasury

January 31, 2018
News  

Gauteng Finance MEC Barbara Creecy has annihilated the claims and excuses put forward by the Gauteng Health Department as the reason why they went ahead with the deadly Life Esidimeni move that saw 144 mental patients die.