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Neighbours, patients mourn senseless murder of Soweto doctor

Numerous patients seeking medical help from Dr Michael Isabelle on Tuesday were turned away as they did not know their doctor was gunned down at his Dobsonville... Read more.
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Victim in Zondo rape case drank alcohol to escape misery – Expert

An expert in the rape case against controversial clergyman Bishop Bafana Zondo says a victim delayed reporting the matter because they spent time drinking alcoh... Read more.
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Medical trade union welcomes new budget allocated for health sector

The South African Medical Association Trade Union (Samatu) has welcomed the budget that is allocated for the healthcare sector system. This after the Minister o... Read more.
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Billions of people globally suffer from oral diseases – report

About 3.5-billion people worldwide suffer from oral diseases, with about 2-billion dealing with permanent tooth cavities, according to the World Health Organisa... Read more.
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‘Anal cancer incidence becoming more prevalent in women’

The global burden of anal cancer is more prevalent in women, and South Africa is reflective of the global disease burden distribution. However, incidences of an... Read more.
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Bishop Bafana Zondo’s rape case postponed to Thursday

The rape trial against controversial clergyman Bishop Bafana Zondo has been postponed to Thursday. This follows a brief appearance before the Pretoria High Cour... Read more.
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Enyobeni tavern tragedy: owners found guilty

The two owners of Enyobeni tavern, Siyakhangela and Vuyokazi Ndevu,  have been found guilty and are awaiting sentencing. The duo was found guilty of contraveni... Read more.
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How excessive drinking nearly led to man’s death by heart failure

What felt like another hangover nearly cost Tebogo Thamaga his life after the doctors diagnosed him with heart failure. The 35-year-old man from Soweto told Sun... Read more.