Daily Archives: August 15, 2013

Bone Marrow and Leukaemia Awareness Month

_: Leukaemia is a group of bone marrow diseases involving an uncontrolled increase in white blood cells (leukocytes). There is around a 30% chance of a sibling being a bone marrow match, meaning that there …

Statement by President Jacob Zuma on Marikana anniversary

_: On 16 August 2013, South Africans will commemorate the tragic incidents that occurred in Marikana near Rustenburg in the North West province in August 2012 which claimed the lives of about 44 people.

The …

Western Cape MEC of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde travels to Knysna to monitor Kiani Satu salvage operation

_: Alan Winde, MEC of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, travelled to the Southern Cape today (15 August 2013) to monitor efforts to re-float the stranded cargo ship, the Kiani Satu.

The South African Maritime …

All roads will lead to FNB Stadium to celebrate Mandela’s legacy in sport and culture

_: Government will host the inaugural Nelson Mandela Sport and Culture Day at the FNB Stadium on 17 August 2013. For the first time, South Africans will have the pleasure of watching both the national …

Sanitary towels still a luxury to millions of women and girl – North West Premier Thandi Modise

_: Most women resort to unhygienic practises just to survive the cycle because sanitary towels remain a luxury for millions of women in South Africa due to the high level of poverty and the commodification …