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10 December 2018 12:11 PM South Sudan to begin Ebola vaccinations as 'very high risk'

The World Health Organisation says Ebola vaccinations soon will begin in South Sudan as the country is at "very high risk" in the current outbreak based in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo. A statement says South Sudan's health ministry will begin vaccinating some health workers and other frontline workers in the capital, Juba, on December 19. No Ebola 18

06 December 2018 8:30 AM Kruger National Park unveils safari vehicles for people with mobility challenges

SANParks and the Kruger National Park (KNP) have made enjoying the South African bush and spotting wildlife more accessible to more people this week. General Manager of the Marula Region of the Kruger National Park, Lucy Nhlapo officially unveiled four activity vehicles on behalf of KNP Management; which will be used to transport tourists with mobility 23

05 December 2018 6:33 PM Gabon president Bongo 'doing well' in Morocco after illness: PM

Gabon's President Ali Bongo is recovering well after being hospitalised in Morocco, his prime minister said after the two met in the capital Rabat. The 59-year-old president, who fell ill on October 24 at an economic forum, arrived in Morocco last week following a month's treatment at a hospital in Saudi Arabia for an illness that has not been officially 27

05 December 2018 12:35 PM Eskom is said to propose moving debt to state, cutting jobs

The company’s executives outlined the proposal to move the debt onto the government’s balance sheet to bond investors in London this week, according to Sanchay Singla, a money manager at Legal & General who attended a meeting with them. The executives said they hadn’t formally raised the issue with Finance Minister Tito Mboweni or the National Treasury 31

04 December 2018 6:02 AM WHO: US experts not needed to fight Ebola outbreak in DRC

The head of the World Health Organisation says it doesn't need experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or any other US government agency to fight the deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, insisting: "We can cover it." WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says the UN health agency mostly needs the United 23

04 December 2018 5:09 AM Complaint about banana toy started turmoil at US agency

A complaint alleging that employees at Iowa's workplace safety agency used a toy banana to make sexual jokes triggered the investigation that led to the removal of two top officials. The complaint was sent to Gov. Kim Reynolds and the Department of Administrative Services, which is the state human resources agency. A copy of the complaint obtained by The Associated 33

27 November 2018 2:26 PM Joe Schmidt's son's health the reason for his coaching break?

Schmidt senior is in great demand having guided Ireland to two wins over New Zealand in the last three years and been tipped as a frontrunner to be the next All Blacks coach, should incumbent Steve Hansen also move on after the World Cup. It's unclear whether the Schmidts plan to return to New Zealand, but it's understood living in Ireland has provided 31

26 November 2018 11:03 AM DRC starts first-ever trial testing Ebola drugs

The World Health Organisation says the Democratic Republic of Congo has begun the first-ever trial to test the effectiveness and safety of four experimental Ebola drugs, the first time scientists have directly compared such treatments. In a statement on Monday, the UN health agency described it as "a giant step" that would "bring clarity about what works 37

23 November 2018 10:08 AM Increasing migration into Gauteng placing burden on service delivery

Migration into Gauteng seems to be one of the challenges which the provincial government struggles to deal with, and health facilities seem to be carrying the burden. The National Council of Provinces' (NCOP) chairperson Thandi Modise on Thursday asked President Cyril Ramaphosa to address the matter urgently. Summarising concerns that Ekurhuleni residents 25

19 November 2018 6:27 PM Netcare to boost local infrastructure after UK exit

Private hospital group Netcare [JSE:NTC] says it has set aside R1.6bn on expansion projects in the country for 2019, with upgrades for Milpark Hospital and St Augustine's. Capital expenditure of approximately R600m would include the expansion of Milpark with 100 beds, which is due to be commissioned in 2020, while Durban's St. Augustine's Hospital will benefit 29