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Download PDF Release date: 15 March 2024 For the almost 9 million adults who receive the SRD grant the promise by the President, in his State of the Nation Address (SONA), that the grant would be expanded, brought hope in their daily struggle to have enough food to eat. In his Budget Day speech, the …

“The Unemployed Peoples Movement (UPM), in association with the Makana Citizens Front (MCF), the Black Consciousness Movement United (BCMU), the Assembly of the Unemployed, the Zabalaza Movement for Socialism, Cry of the Excluded, Pathways Institute and the Inyanda National Land Movement will host several political activities”

“September 10th is recognised as World Suicide Prevention Day. A day that is dedicated to raising awareness about issues that leads to suicide in our society. On this day this year, Ntswaki Khumalo, a social activist and a suicide survivor…”

“Bathurst’s location of Ndlambe Municipality in the Eastern Cape has been battling with water for a long time. This is as the water is either dirty or there is no water. On Thursday, 10 August 2023, the community discovered that…”

We in the Rand-West (West-Rand) clinics are out of water.

On Wednesday, 24 May 2023, the humanitarian aid organisation, Gift of the Givers Foundation distributed thousands of litres of water to clinics across the Hammanskraal area to try and alleviate the cholera breakout crisis.

The Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Friday, upheld the rights of all breastfeeding mothers and pregnant women, as well as children under six, to be provided with free health services at public hospitals, reported SowetanLive.

It is without a doubt that the South African health system is very poor.

Kopanang Africa Against Xenophobia (KAAX) welcomes the recent decision by the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) to find Dr Phophi Constance Ramathuba, the MEC for Health for the Limpopo province and a medical doctor, guilty of unprofessional conduct.

Tips to access nutritious food on the budget of an average working class person earning a minimum wage.

The lack of mental health education and awareness is worsening in South African working class townships, because communities are not well exposed to knowledge on the subject.

“We went to security ladies, asked them can we meet with one official from DoH, the 3 security officers told us that no one is at office, they [are] working from home,” said one office bearer…”