‘Robbing patients of life-saving care can never be justified’ – parliamentary committee on North West protests | News24

Parliament’s Select Committee on Social Services has decried the situation in the North West, where there are reports that protesters have been blocking the entrance to the Tshepong Hospital in Klerksdorp. News24 reported earlier on Wednesday that patients at the hospital were left stranded after angry protesters stormed in and forced…

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Wheelchair-bound farmer robbed

Johannesburg – A 96-year-old wheelchair-bound farmer has been robbed by six men who broke into his house in Bothaville, Free State police said on Thursday. Two of the six men attacked two of the farmer’s security guards with a hammer, injuring them, at about 20:20 on Tuesday, said Captain Stephen…

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Church council to come out of ‘ICU’ for nation building – Chikane | News24

Johannesburg – The South African Council of Churches (SACC) will no longer sit on the sidelines while society suffers, its senior Vice President Reverend Frank Chikane told journalists on Saturday. ‎ “Today it’s a beginning of a new thing,” Chikane said at the SACC’s June 16 commemoration in Orlando Stadium. “The…

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