‘No diplomatic immunity for Grace’ – says Government lawyers.

The South African government has received legal advice indicating that, despite travelling on a diplomatic passport, Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe does not qualify for diplomatic immunity and may be arrested for allegedly assaulting a Johannesburg woman. The Mail & Guardian has learned that frantic behind-the-scenes negotiations are underway between Zimbabwe and South Africa in […]
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Grace Mugabe hands herself over to SAPS after assault allegations.

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has revealed that Grace Mugabe has handed herself over to local police after she was accused of beating a Joburg model with an extension cord. The Zimbabwean ruling party has taken to twitter to provide an alternative version of the alleged assault. They say it was the model who assaulted Mugabe, […]
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A visitor to our Country, and already in trouble, may the Law take it’s course or not!

Grace Mugabe, wife of Zimbabwean Robert Mugabe and a possible successor to his throne presidency, has been accused of assaulting a woman in an apartment in Johannesburg. She is due to be formally charged in connection with the incident on Tuesday in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court. Zimbabweans, all too familiar with their first lady’s erratic […]
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What is the key to why Zuma prevails, it’s what happens within the ANC and not in Parliament.

What matters inside the African National Congress, the party that governs South Africa, is not necessarily what matters outside it. This obvious point is missed by much of the commentary on the latest unsuccessful motion of no confidence in Jacob Zuma – and in much discussion of South African politics. One result of ignoring this […]
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US scientists successfully change embryo DNA

A team of US researchers has changed the DNA of single-cell embryos using gene-editing technique CRISPR, according to a report from MIT Technology Review. This is the first known attempt at creating genetically-modified human embryos in the US. None of the embryos were allowed to develop beyond a few days, but the scientists have demonstrated […]
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16 Foods That Boost Your Immune System

Elderberry It’s an old folk remedy. This fruit is loaded with nutrients called antioxidants, and it may help fight inflammation. In some lab studies, an extract from the berries appears to block flu viruses. But scientists caution that more study is needed. You definitely still need to get a yearly flu vaccination! Button Mushrooms They […]
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‘Fire thousands of nurses who cheated’

A medical law expert has called for the thousands of qualified nurses who cheated in mid-year bridging exams to be struck off the roll. “It would be tantamount to gross negligence to allow these nurses to practise,” said pharmacist, ethicist and medical law practitioner Shafrudeen Amod. On May 10, staff nurses with a two-year qualification […]
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Meet The Robin Hood Of Medical Scheme Rip-Offs: Clawing Back Big Sums – For A Modest Fee

An entrepreneur has come up with a clever way to tackle the beast of medical scheme rip-offs. Instead of joining the throng of service providers who are squeezing private scheme members for ever greater sums, this Robin Hood of the healthcare sector has identified a way to claw back thousands of rands – for a […]
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This Popular Children’s Medication ‘Is Basically Crystal Meth’ Warns Doctor

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, “Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development.”(1) It’s characterized by three key traits: inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. This condition, as well as ADD (attention deficit disorder), are diagnosed by observing behaviors. There […]
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