SA spends R42m to fly undocumented migrants home in just over a year - Parliament hears

2019-10-07 21:16

The Department of Home Affairs has spent nearly R9m since the start of April on flights to deport undocumented migrants.

Is there a doctor on the plane? Ex-Health minister Motsoaledi helps bleeding passenger - report

2019-06-30 17:08

A Twitter user commended Aaron Motsoaledi on his swift action to help a fellow passenger whose nose was bleeding persistently.

8 things you need to know about the National Health Insurance bills

2018-06-20 20:53

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi is set to make public two bills on Thursday which could make universal health care a reality for South Africans.

President Zuma’s NEC win – and what it might mean for survival of private healthcare sector

2016-11-30 14:56

If Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi resigns and his replacement is not as committed to the "enormously damaging NHI proposal", this could be a positive outcome, says an analyst.

Davies: Deal cracked to keep SA in Agoa

2016-01-07 15:26

The salmonella issue has been resolved and the SA market is now open for 65 000 tonnes of US poultry imports, says Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies.

TAC, Section27 outraged by drug patent plot

2014-01-17 19:03

An alleged campaign planned by multinational pharmaceutical companies against proposed South African patent laws has been met with outrage.


Home Affairs says budget cuts may mean fewer staff, but offices won't close

2019-09-21 08:39

Minister of Home Affairs Aaron Motsoaledi has confirmed his department is facing compulsory budget cuts.

INSIDE LABOUR: A classic case of economic ill health

2018-11-02 10:04

No wonder there's resentment over SOE bailouts when ordinary people bear the brunt of healthcare that relies on the contents of bank accounts, says Terry Bell.

Minister and premier at war over ‘Gupta ATM’

2018-03-04 05:52

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi and North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo are at war, with the premier accusing the minister of visiting his province without telling him first.

Private health care costs have increased by 300% in 10 years - Motsoaledi

2016-02-17 14:24

The price of private healthcare in South Africa has increased by 300% in the last 10 years, from R42bn in 2002 to R142bn in 2014, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says.

Competition needed to curb vaccine costs

2015-01-22 14:00

A lack of competition between drug manufacturers has resulted in disproportionately expensive vaccinations, a report by Doctors Without Borders shows.

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