WITH a growing crisis in the supply of chronic medicine in the province, the superintendent-general of the Eastern Cape health department, Dr Thobile Mbengashe, had to intervene personally on Monday to ensure patients received epilepsy medication.
HUNDREDS of Eastern Capers joined the world in honouring Nelson Mandela by doing charity work as part of the “67 Minutes” campaign today.
Fearful parents have to chain up son in room. TWELVE years ago, Siyabonga Solomoni was a 16-year-old pupil with a bright future.
Bursary holders given Friday deadline over work. THIRTY-SIX doctors who failed to honour their bursary agreements have been given an ultimatum – return to work or pay up.
Two still silent over 2011-12 millions misspent HEALTH and education heads were kicked out of a Bhisho financial watchdog committee meeting yesterday for being illprepared.
WE ARE relentlessly told by the powers that be about the importance of respect and dignity. We must respect the Presidency. We must uphold the president’s dignity. We must denounce any assault on such things.
AS SENIOR ANC members and family of former president Nelson Mandela continued visiting him in hospital yesterday, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said life must go on.
HE APPEARS silently in the doorway, an uneasy presence. Matted hair, bare feet, and the thick, musty smell of weeks unwashed. His torn clothes hang off his skeletal frame.