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Cape Town – The suspended Gauteng department of health head, Dr Barney Selebano, has resigned, a budget crisis halts funding of 700 nurses and see Sharon Stone’s reaction to being asked about sexual harassment in Hollywood.
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At least 14 people and entities linked to the alleged corruption by Gupta-linked company Trillian and international consultancy firm McKinsey have been identified in a preservation order obtained by the Asset Forfeiture Unit.
The Asset Forfeiture Unit says it is hoping to seize at least R50bn in 17 cases it is currently investigating related to state capture.
South Africa’s era of being ruled over by an African Strongman, almost a traditional chief, is over and a new era of modern leadership has started, writes Max du Preez.
The suspended head of the Gauteng department of health, Dr Barney Selebano, has submitted his resignation letter to the Gauteng premier.
Official reactions from Africa were appropriately critical of President Donald Trump’s credibly reported comments about not wanting more immigrants coming to the US from “shithole” countries. This included all those south of the Sahara. A few reactions even included constructive suggestions.
Zimbabwean authorities have reportedly remained mum over the pension of former vice president Phelekezela Mphoko amid accusations by the country's war veterans that he deserted his government position.
An impressive collection of the greatest men, women and teams in sport have been nominated for the 2018 Laureus World Sports Awards.
Sharon Stone’s response to being asked if she has experienced sexual harassment in the industry is going viral and for all the right reasons.
Poor planning and the ongoing health budget crisis will see 700 nurses unable to start their first year of nursing training, DA Gauteng health spokesperson Jack Bloom said on Tuesday.
A British man lost his voice and spent a week in hospital after he tried to stop a forceful sneeze by pinching his nose and closing his mouth.
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