It is one of our fastest-growing epidemics. But managing diabetes is complicated when diagnosed late – the main problem for most South Africans. HEALTH-E spent time in a surgical ward where people living with complications from the condition often have to choose between amputation and death. And once they have lost a limb, their chances of getting a prosthetic one in the public sector is virtually zero.
Unease over the bona fides of Eskom whistle-blower Suzanne Daniels has again set in after a National Treasury report lumped the parastatal’s former head of legal in the same camp as the Dubai club of executives who were central players in the costly Gupta heist of the institution.
In this fourth film in a series of five, six activists from Equal Education unpack how politics always seems to come before the people and how the minster of basic education is no exception. They believe it is time for a systematic change, and that voters should be given the opportunity to vote in their own ministers, instead of political parties putting their people forward so that they can become millionaires and billionaires.
On Friday, the Economic Freedom Fighters hosted the second of a series of Public Manifesto Consultative meetings, this time in Bryanston, to meet members of the financial sector in Bryanston ahead of the 2019 National Elections.
The shortlist of candidates for the position of National Director of Public Prosecutions has been finalised and, following a successful application from Right2Know, the interviews were open to the public. This is unprecedented but an important modification to an appointment process which was previously rather opaque. In view of this, it is worthwhile to look more closely at what the requirements are for the position of NDPP against the background that the appointment is of great public interest.