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18 May 2018 8:16 PM Health dept offers placements to medical interns, community service doctors

The Department of Health has announced that it has allocated and offered placements to medical interns and community service doctors who have studied in South African universities. The students were eligible for placement for the 2018 annual cycle, which was due to start on January 1, 2018, it said in a statement issued on Friday. The department said it had placed 19

18 May 2018 8:51 AM 14 confirmed Ebola cases in DRC as emergency meeting held

There are now 14 confirmed Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo's latest outbreak as health officials rush to contain the often deadly virus in a city of more than 1 million. DRC has contained several past Ebola outbreaks but the spread of the hemorrhagic fever to an urban area poses a major challenge. The city of Mbandaka, which has one confirmed 17

17 May 2018 2:10 PM Whiteley return 'around the corner'

Johannesburg - Injured Lions captain Warren Whiteley is nearing a return to action, says coach Swys de Bruin. The 30-year-old has been out of action for most of the Super Rugby season since injuring his knee back in March in a match against the Blues at Ellis Park. He was due to make his return on the four-match Australasian tour, but suffered another 18

10 May 2018 1:54 PM DEVELOPING: 3 people believed dead as Durban mosque targeted

Three people are believed to be dead after a mosque in Durban came under attack at 14:39 on Thursday. Reaction Unit South Africa (Rusa), a private security company, said the Imam Hussain Mosque in Old Main Road in Ottawa was also set alight. It is believed that the attackers are three Egyptian nationals, who allegedly slit the throats of the three people 22

05 May 2018 6:29 AM George Bush Sr, released from US hospital

Former US president George HW Bush, hospitalised shortly after the death of wife Barbara, has been released from the hospital after treatment for an infection, a spokesperson said. Bush, 93, was admitted to intensive care on April 22, a day after his wife of 73 years was laid to rest at age 92 following a memorial service. Prior to that service, he had sat near his wife's 35

28 April 2018 8:38 AM British toddler Alfie Evans dies at centre of legal battle

Terminally-ill British toddler Alfie Evans died in hospital on Saturday after doctors withdrew life support, the child's parents said, following a protracted legal battle and a campaign that drew support from Pope Francis. "Our baby grew his wings tonight at 2:30am (0130 GMT). We are heartbroken. Thank you everyone for all your support," Kate James and Thomas 51

27 April 2018 7:31 PM Family devastated after death of SA journalist in Cairo, cause still unknown

The sister of a Johannesburg journalist, who died while attending a training course in Egypt, says her family has been left devastated that she was so far away from in her final hours. Yadhana Jadoo, a news editor at The Citizen, died on Wednesday morning while at an event arranged by the Union of African Journalists. Jadoo's younger sister, Vedharshi 2458

26 April 2018 11:16 AM Former US president Bush out of intensive care, making progress

Former US president George H.W. Bush was moved out of intensive care and into a regular patient room at a Houston hospital on Wednesday as he recovers from an infection that required his hospitalisation a day after his wife's funeral, a family spokesperson said. The nation's 41st president is expected to remain at Houston Methodist Hospital for "several 41

23 April 2018 4:05 PM 100-year-old St Mary's hospital on the brink of collapse, doctors warn

Doctors at St Mary's Hospital in Durban warn patients' lives have been put at risk and that the hospital has been teetering on the brink of collapse since the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health took it over five months ago. A group of doctors who spoke to News24 described the hospital as being in a crisis. They spoke on condition of anonymity, amid fears 49

15 April 2018 7:28 PM Former US first lady Barbara Bush in failing health

Houston — Former first lady Barbara Bush is in "failing health" and won't seek additional medical treatment, a Bush family spokesperson said Sunday. "Following a recent series of hospitalisations, and after consulting her family and doctors, Mrs. Bush, now age 92, has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and will instead focus on comfort 42