Articles containing the tag ‘health
    By Ntokozo Sindane On Thursday, June 27th, 2013

    Presidency Dispels Rumors about Mandela Death

    The rumor mill is in full effect with unverified reports about former South African President Nelson Mandela’s health. Social networks have been flooded with links to stories about conspiracy theories regardi... Read more »
    By Ntokozo Sindane On Thursday, June 27th, 2013

    The Scene Outside Mandela Hospital

    The scene outside the Pretoria hospital where former president Nelson Mandela is receiving treatment for a lung condition is like a giant ‘get well soon’ card to the man loved and respected by millions arou... Read more »
    By Ntokozo Sindane On Monday, May 20th, 2013

    Daughters File Lawsuit against Mandela

    As if former President Nelson Mandela’s health problems are not troublesome enough on their own, his daughters have decided to turn up the heat in the on-going legal battle to assume ownership of his assets. ... Read more »
    By Mvusi Ngubane On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

    Health Department Spends Millions on Smoking

    The Kwa-Zulu Natal Health Department’s use of its finances is currently under question. This is a result of a claim by the Democratic Alliance concerning a 2.4 million rand upgrade to the department’... Read more »
    By Ntokozo Sindane On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

    Nelson Mandela Appearance A Publicity Stunt?

    Former president Nelson Mandela is alive and well. It seems that this was the message that the ANC wanted to convey to the South African public by means of an exclusive public appearance by the frail statesman.... Read more »
    By Thandi On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

    Nothing Wrong with Nelson Mandela Appearing on TV

    Former South African president Nelson Mandela was last seen in good health last year in August when Hilary Clinton visited him at his Qunu home. In the past few months he has been going in and out of hospital. ... Read more »
    By Smanga Kumalo On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

    Nelson Mandela’s Exclusive Television Appearance Slammed

    JOHANNESBURG – The South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela made his first “exclusive” appearance on SABC TV, a state owned national broadcaster on Monday evening. Mandela, ... Read more »
    By Ayanda On Friday, April 26th, 2013

    More Fatalities Resulting from H7N9 Bird Flu

    After a long lasting obscurity about the lethality of the H7N9 bird flu virus, it has finally been confirmed by the World Health Organisation representatives in China that the virus is “one of the most lethal... Read more »
    By Lebo Hlaha On Thursday, April 25th, 2013

    China Bird Flu is the Most Lethal

    It’s scary, but true. The China bird virus is certainly one of the most toxic influenza viruses unprecedented by the world. It is however unfortunate that the majority of the infected materializes to be most... Read more »
    By Ayanda On Saturday, April 6th, 2013

    Bird Flu Outbreak Drives Chinese Poultry Markets to Close

    The H7N9 bird flu has broken out in China, which has led to the officials in the city of Shanghai ordering for a temporary closure of all the poultry markets in the city. There is also a possibility that all im... Read more »