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Thursday, 3 July 2008 - 12:39

 

  • Nkonyeni continues witch-hunt against Mark Blaylock and Colin Pfaff
  • National Health Act has been breached because Nkonyeni, her officials and the Kwazulu-Natal Treasury have:                                                                                                                                                                      
    • Publicised private details of Dr Mark Blaylock's medical history...
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Thursday, 3 July 2008 - 12:30

On 2 July, TAC organised a picket outside of the United Nations building in Pretoria to demand a response to a memorandum handed over to the UNHCR by Gauteng civil society on 20 June 2008. The event was attended by 600 people, all of whom called on the UNHCR to intervene in the humanitarian crisis now facing South Africa. The community leader from the refugee camp in Acasia highlighted of the plight of foreign nationals living in the camp. He spoke of the poor conditions in the camp and told people about the hunger strike they are currently on to protest being given outdated food - and...

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Wednesday, 2 July 2008 - 15:08
  • MEC for Health in Kwazulu-Natal

TAC notes with great concern reports that KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Health Peggy Nkonyeni has renewed and intensified her witch hunt against doctors employed at Manguzi Hospital in rural Umkhanyakude district.

  • MEC for Health in Kwazulu-Natal

TAC notes with great concern reports that KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Health Peggy Nkonyeni has renewed and intensified her witch hunt against doctors employed at Manguzi Hospital in rural Umkhanyakude district. Nkonyeni, who was recently implicated in a Scorpions investigation into fraud...

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Monday, 30 June 2008 - 16:31

The Medicines and Related Substances Amendment Bill, 2008 was formally introduced to Parliament on 17 June 2008. Parliament has called for submissions by 18 July. It will hold public hearings on 5 to 6 August. The Bill is disastrous. It will undermine the scientific governance of medicine and potentially reverse the gains of the recent...

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Friday, 27 June 2008 - 10:07

The Social Justice Coalition made up of the diverse people of South Africa held a meeting on Wednesday 25 June 2007 to demonstrate their solidarity with victims of rights abuses in Zimbabwe and those of xenophobic attacks.

This is part of the launch of the Social Justice Coalition, highlighting the continuing political crisis in Zimbabwe and calling on people across South Africa and elsewhere to press the Southern African Development, (SADC), African Union (AU), and the United Nations (UN) to act decisively to end systematic political violence in Zimbabwe and resolve the country’s...

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