COURT BATTLE DELAYS CANCER TREATMENT FOR THOUSANDS AS HEALTH DEPARTMENT FACES CRITICISM

Section27 Twitter Wed 24 July 2024: Gauteng – The Cancer Alliance, Section 27, and the Treatment Action Campaign have sued the Gauteng Health Department for failing to use and prevent the misallocation of an R784 million budget intended to address the backlog in radiation and surgical treatment for cancer patients in the province. The interdict, filed […]

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NIGERIAN ARTIST AIMS FOR GUINNESS RECORD WITH LARGEST DRAWING

Tue 23 July 2024: Nigerian artist and medical doctor Fola David is aiming to set a Guinness World Record for the largest drawing by an individual. David spent six days working on his 1,050 square meter artwork titled “Unity in Diversity” at a stadium in Lagos, the commercial capital of Nigeria. Celebrating Nigeria’s Cultural Heritage […]

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TANZANIAN PRESIDENT HASSAN OVERHAULS CABINET IN MAJOR RESHUFFLE

Mon 22 July 2024: Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan dismissed Foreign Minister January Makamba and Minister of Information, Communication, and Information Technology Nape Nnauye on Sunday as part of a significant Cabinet reshuffle. This move comes amid speculation that the two ministers were plotting to challenge President Hassan’s re-election bid. New Appointments Announced The reshuffle […]

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DECADE-LONG REPORTS OF SOUTH AFRICANS SUPPORTING ISRAELI MILITARY CAMPAIGNS REMAIN UNRESOLVED

Mon 22 July 2024: South Africa – For over a decade, there have been reports of South African citizens participating in and supporting Israeli military campaigns against Palestinians. Despite efforts to bring this issue to the attention of South African authorities, including submitting dossiers to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), no significant progress has been made […]

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DECADE-LONG REPORTS OF SOUTH AFRICANS SUPPORTING ISRAELI MILITARY CAMPAIGNS REMAIN UNRESOLVED

Mon 22 July 2024: South Africa – For over a decade, there have been reports of South African citizens participating in and supporting Israeli military campaigns against Palestinians. Despite efforts to bring this issue to the attention of South African authorities, including submitting dossiers to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), no significant progress has been made […]

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UAE’S BIN ZAYED AFFIRMS SUPPORT FOR AL-BURHAN FOR ENDING SUDAN WAR

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed and and the RSF led by Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, known as Hemedti. Sun 21 July 2024: The President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed, affirmed his country’s support for all solutions and initiatives to stop the escalation between the Sudanese parties. This came during a phone call […]

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FOUR ARRESTED IN MULTIMILLION-DOLLAR METH LAB BUST IN SOUTH AFRICA

 Hawks in Limpopo received information about suspicious activities taking place at the farm. Photo SPAS Twitter Sun 21 July 2024: South African police have uncovered an industrial-scale meth lab and arrested four suspects, including two Mexicans, in one of the country’s biggest-ever drug busts. The laboratory was discovered on a farm in Groblersdal, a small […]

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SOUTH AFRICA HAS A JOBLESSNESS CRISIS: FIXING IT WILL TAKE FRESH THINKING TO FIND A GAME-CHANGER

Sat 20 July 2024: Everyone agrees that solving the unemployment problem in South Africa is the number one priority for economic policy for the new government, as it has been for all governments since 1994. What is less clear, and highly contested, is what should be done to solve this problem. It’s worth starting by […]

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