SA man suspected of having coronavirus cleared and ready to be discharged

2020-02-05 10:37

A South African man who was suspected to have contracted the deadly coronavirus, and who had been held in isolation at the Ellisras Hospital in Lephalale, has been cleared, according to the the Limpopo department of health.

Coronavirus: No need to evacuate South Africans living in Wuhan - Mkhize

2020-01-29 14:38

There is no evidence to necessitate the evacuation of South African citizens living in Wuhan, China, amid the coronavirus outbreak, according to the Department of Health.

Probe Health Minister Zweli Mkhize's appointment of his niece as his chief of staff - DA

2020-01-27 20:15

The DA wants an investigation into Health Minister Zweli Mkhize's appointment of his niece as his chief of staff.

Under NHI, there'll be no difference in quality of private and public hospitals - Mkhize

2020-01-02 11:10

The NHI initiative will leave little distinction in service and quality between public and private hospitals once implemented, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has declared.

21 boys undergoing initiation ceremonies confirmed dead in Eastern Cape

2019-12-17 23:07

The Eastern Cape premier's spokesperson, Mvusiwekhaya Sicwetsha, has confirmed 21 boys have died during this season's initiation ceremonies.

Ramaphosa to brief world leaders on NHI

2019-09-01 14:05

President Cyril Ramaphosa will meet with the group, known as The Elders on Tuesday in Cape Town to discuss South Africa's plans to introduce its controversial National Health Insurance.

Corruption will be a threat to NHI, but health minister is ready to tackle it

2019-08-08 17:26

Corruption will be a threat to National Health Insurance, but it is a situation that Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has prepared for.

Minister visits flood-ravaged Eastern Cape to assess damage 'first-hand'

2019-04-29 10:45

Zweli Mkhize, Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, has visited areas affected by floods in the Eastern Cape to assess the damage.

ANC accepted Bosasa millions for years

2019-02-19 06:00

Former ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize has admitted that the party accepted donations from Bosasa despite public allegations of corruption, including paying bribes for tenders shrouding the Krugersdorp-based firm.

Turnout at voter registration stations commended by CoGTA minister, ANC

2019-01-27 20:00

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Zweli Mkhize has commended the turnout of potential voters who went to register at the 22 935 registration stations this weekend.


'We are on high alert' - No confirmed coronavirus cases in SA, says Health Minister Zweli Mkhize

2020-01-31 10:37

There has been no confirmed case of the coronavirus in South Africa, according to Health Minister Zweli Mkhize.

SA establishes specialised task team to prevent spread of coronavirus to SA

2020-01-29 12:37

Response teams to the coronavirus outbreak have been activated in South Africa's nine provinces while a specialised team monitors the spread of the virus.

5 things to watch out for in Parliament in 2020

2020-01-05 10:00

Another turbulent year is expected for Parliament. Here are five of the issues the national legislature will grapple with this year.

Save the lives of initiates, Mkhize urges as death toll grows

2019-12-19 17:08

The minister was speaking after the number of initiates who died at initiation schools in the province rose to 23 on Wednesday.

Why SA has a shortage of doctors and nurses

2019-10-14 21:12

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says the demand for health services in South Africa is increasing and funds to address the change are limited mainly due to the continuous rise of immigration and the increasing burden of disease.

'SA cannot afford not to implement NHI' - Mkhize

2019-08-29 19:47

Universal health care is a global movement, it is not South Africa moving on its own, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has told the portfolio committee on health.

ANC, DA still at odds over National Health Insurance

2019-07-05 18:36

While Health Minister Zweli Mkhize is adamant that the National Health Insurance Bill will become a reality, the DA has vowed that it will not be passed "uncontested".

Ministerial talks afoot about Alex renewal following #shutdown

2019-04-16 22:24

Work has begun on addressing the complaints raised during the #AlexShutdown, says the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs.

Zweli Mkhize rejects political influence claims against PIC board member

2019-01-31 20:20

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Zweli Mkhize rejects allegations of political influence on the appointment of a PIC board member.

21 initiates have already died this season - Mkhize

2018-12-13 16:37

Twenty-one initiates have already died throughout the country since the start of the 2018 summer traditional initiation season, which started in November.

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