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After being awarded damages, distraught families want more: the former Gauteng Health MEC must face criminal charges.
Almost 100 Gauteng mental health patients died after MEC Qedani Mahlangu's disastrous decision, the health ombud has found.
Life-saving HIV drugs were allegedly diverted from Africa's public health system to sell in Europe.
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Magashule finally shuffled controversial health MEC Benny Malakoane sideways in his provincial cabinet in 2016 but not before we uncovered this.
As part of a global dialogue, a UN panel is meeting in Johannesburg to discuss proposals that aim to help prevent millions of unnecessary deaths.
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Can Tobacco money can ever be washed clean? Most researchers at the University of Cape Town say no.
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With just nine cases of the virus so far this year – in Pakistan and Afghanistan – the WHO is confident the battle against polio is nearly won.
A controversial plastic additive is said to affect foetuses and increase the risk of breast cancer.
Ministries including transportation public enterprises and home affairs provide details on the country's newly announced international travel ban. South Africans have been cautioned to...
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