Provincial Health Dept Put Under Administration in South Africa
The South African Cabinet has placed the the North West health department under the administration of the national government. This comes after a series of protests in the province against Premier Supra Mahumapelo and an investigation by the Hawks police unit into illegal tenders worth R180 million granted to the Gupta-linked company Mediosa.
News24Wire, 26 April 2018
Cabinet has placed the North West health department under the administration of the national government, in the wake of protests ravaging the province. Read more »
Protesters block the main road leading into Mahikeng.
Bhekisisa, 25 April 2018
Patients may now have to travel more than 200 km to reach the nearest working hospital. Read more »
Govt of SA, 24 April 2018
The forensic investigations relating to Mediosa (Medical mobile unit) interfacililty transfer in the Department of Health have been concluded. Read more »
South Africa: Twin Probes Into Alleged North West Health Graft
Bhekisisa, 23 April 2018
The Hawks and a private investigator look into North West's alleged illegal tenders to a Gupta-linked company. Read more »
Provincial police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Sabata Mokgwabone has said a 16-year-old died during protest action that gripped parts of the North West where demonstrators ... Read more »
Supra Mahumapelo's tenure as premier of the North West has come under fire. Protesters calling for his resignation blocked roads and set tyres alight in Mahikeng. Mahumapelo also ... Read more »