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08 November 2018 9:36 AM Beloved radio presenter Ian Ward diagnosed with terminal cancer

Cape Town - For the past 20 years, Ian Ward has dedicated his life to radio, starting his career on the graveyard shift on UCT Radio and then presenting for Good Hope FM and Heart FM. Other than his work in front of the mic, Ian also founded Clicks Live, a retail radio station operating in all Clicks stores across South Africa. Five years ago, Ian received 48

08 November 2018 6:42 AM Nuclear meds can cure cancer, and it's nothing to be scared of

This according to the CEO of the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa), Phumzile Tshelane. Speaking at a press conference in Rosebank on Wednesday, Tshelane said nuclear technology not only helps with quicker diagnosis of cancer, but can be used in treatment as well. "Firstly, the undergraduate degree programme [for doctors] doesn't include 34

21 October 2018 6:59 AM Pizza shop makes 360km delivery for cancer patient

An employee at Michigan pizza shop that usually doesn't deliver made a big exception for a cancer patient and his wife hundreds of kilometres away in Indiana. Julie and Rich Morgan grew fond of Steve's Pizza when they lived in Battle Creek, Michigan, more than two decades ago. They'd planned a trip to the restaurant for Julie Morgan's birthday in September 29

02 October 2018 3:26 AM WATCH: Here are the top World news stories for today, October 2

Indonesia scrambled on Monday to get help into quake-hit Sulawesi island as survivors streamed away from their ruined homes and accounts of devastation filtered out of remote areas, including the death of 34 children at a Christian camp. US President Donald Trump said on Monday he wants the FBI to conduct a "comprehensive" and quick investigation into sexual 28

27 August 2018 6:39 AM Grace Mugabe ill, in Singapore, ex-president reveals

Grace Mugabe is ill and is in Singapore, former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe has revealed. In a surprise letter of congratulations to Emmerson Mnangagwa on his inauguration as president on Sunday, Mugabe admitted that he too was unwell and could not attend the ceremony. “Your Excellency, thank you for your invitation to me and my wife to attend the inauguration 21

25 August 2018 10:40 AM McCain stops cancer treatment as remarkable life nears end

Arizona Sen John McCain has discontinued medical treatment for an aggressive form of brain cancer. That from his family on Friday. It's a likely indication that the war hero, presidential nominee and longtime leading lawmaker is nearing the end of his life. McCain has surpassed expectations for survival, but "the progress of disease and the inexorable 32

18 August 2018 7:00 AM Aretha Franklin's family and friends to attend private funeral in Detroit

New York Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held on 30 August in her hometown of Detroit. Franklin died Thursday at her home in Detroit from pancreatic cancer. She was 76. The late singer's publicist, Gwendolyn Quinn, said Friday that the funeral, to be held at Greater Grace Temple, is limited to the Queen of Soul's family and friends. Public viewings 31

16 August 2018 5:28 AM Thompson, 'refreshed' after break, returns to LPGA

Los Angeles - Lexi Thompson defends her LPGA Indianapolis title this week after more than a month away from the game to give herself a mental, emotional and physical break. The American said it was a "hard decision" to skip the Women's British Open two weeks ago, but one she thought was well worth it. "I never want to skip that event," she said Wednesday 42

09 August 2018 7:29 AM Golf world salutes Lyle after Oz player loses cancer battle

Cape Town - Golfers from around the world paid tribute to Jarrod Lyle on Thursday after the Australian's family announced his death at the age of 36 following a long battle with cancer. Lyle, who had two wins on the feeder tour in 2008 and played 121 PGA Tour tournaments, was diagnosed with leukaemia as a teenager and suffered a relapse in 2012. He had a bone marrow 32

09 August 2018 6:16 AM Damascus: Syria's first lady starts breast cancer treatment

Syria's first lady Asma Assad has begun treatment for breast cancer, the presidency said on Wednesday, wishing her a speedy recovery. Such public announcements are uncommon in the Arab world, where cancer is considered a taboo. The presidency posted on its Facebook page a photo of President Bashar Assad sitting next to his wife in a hospital room with an IV in her left arm. The accompanying 97