Daily Archives: March 28, 2014

National Treasury Could Be Called in to Fund Nhls Directly

The National Treasury could be asked to fund the National Health Laboratory Services (NHLS) directly after provinces fail to pay up in what activists have described as a long-standing problem.

Early this week, South African …

Department of Health to Pay Community Health Workers, Renew Contracts

Days after Gauteng community health workers made good on promises to take their fight for payment to the ANC’s Luthuli House headquarters in a protest, the Gauteng Department of Health announced that almost 8 000 …

Government Welcomes Sentencing of Thato Kutumela [press release]

Government welcomes the sentencing of Thato Kutumela by the Pretoria High Court for the murder and rape of his five-month pregnant girlfriend, Zanele Khumalo in April 2011. Kutumela has been sentenced to 20 years in …

Cosatu Alarmed At Developments At Blyvooruitzicht Mine and Blyvoor Community [press release]

The Congress of South African Trade Unions fully shares the concern and anger of its affiliate, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), that the workers at the Blyvooruitzicht Mine in Carletonville and the surrounding communities …

R4 Million to Revamp Nongoma Town

The KwaZulu-Natal Finance Department has injected R4 million to assist with infrastructure development in the dilapidating Nongoma town.

This comes after the local business sector had complained that it was becoming difficult for them to …