United Bulawayo Hospital Gynaecologist, Sudanese, ‘Dr Solomon Patricio Balus’ Collapses And Dies In Bank Queue

United Bulawayo Hospital Gynaecologist, Sudanese, ‘Dr Solomon Patricio Balus’ Collapses And Dies In  Bank Queue

  A PROMINENT Bulawayo gynaecologist Mr Solomon Patricio Balus, died while he was in a banking hall on Thursday morning. The Sudanese doctor was 60. He was the head of the gynaecology and obstetrics department at the United Bulawayo Hospitals.   According to his secretary, Mr Abel Mutoredzanwa, Dr Balus was at Standard Chartered Bank in the city centre on Wednesday morning when he experienced difficulties in breathing.   “We understand that he came to…

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South African Breakthrough For Breast Cancer Diagnosis

South African Breakthrough For Breast Cancer Diagnosis

 The Aceso machine, designed and developed by Cape Town medical technology company Cape Ray, was officially launched by the Department of Science and Technology at the city’s Groote Schuur Hospital on Thursday, 5 November 2015. The machine, which is undergoing a testing phase at the hospital, is a world- first imaging system that combines mammographic and ultrasound technologies. This does away with the need for multiple screening tests, particularly when analysing dense breast tissue. The…

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Gang Ambush Malayitsha Vehicle, And Rape Female Passenger

Gang Ambush  Malayitsha Vehicle, And Rape Female Passenger

 A GANG of five men ambushed a malayitsha vehicle, looted groceries, robbed a passenger of R19,000 and took turns to rape a female passenger in Bulawayo’s Cowdray Park Suburb. Six people — three of them men — were in the vehicle when the thugs struck on Tuesday night. The attack came barely three days after a similar incident in which a woman was gang-raped by three men in the same suburb on Saturday. The malayitsha…

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‘Its Better Than Raping Someone’ Claims Nyathi Man Who Raped Donkey

A man from Inyathi who was caught having sex with a donkey stunned the gallery when he said it was better than raping a human being. Bhekimpilo Ngwenya, 20, of Sikhuni Village told the court he committed the crime because he had no girlfriend, after rejections by numerous women. He allegedly went on the run for two months after committing the offence. A minor allegedly caught Ngwenya red handed at it with the donkey in…

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Thai Court Sentences Two Burmese Men To Death For Murder Of Two British Tourists

Thai Court Sentences Two Burmese Men  To Death For Murder Of  Two British Tourists

Two Burmese men , Zaw Lin and Wai Phyo have been found guilty over the murder of  two British tourists Hannah Witheridge, 23, from Norfolk, and David Miller, 24, from Jersey. Following a highly publicised trial, Zaw Lin and Wai Phyo have been sentenced to death over the murder of the two British packers on holiday on the southern Thai island of Koh. The bodies of the two British packers were found on a beach  on 15 September…

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25 Killed And 100 Injured In Saudi Arabia Hospital Fire

25 Killed And 100 Injured In Saudi Arabia Hospital Fire

A hospital blaze that broke out in a a southern Saudi Arabia Hospital, starting in the intensive care unit resulted in at least 25 people deaths  and 100 people injured.  The devastating fire  in the intensive care and maternity departments of the Jazan General Hospital was later brought under control, and the injured were transferred for treatment at private and general hospitals in the area. By Sibusiso Ngwenya photo- theguardian

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Looming Airtime Scratch Card Ban In Environmental Clean Up Operation

Looming Airtime Scratch Card Ban In Environmental Clean Up Operation

  Government has given mobile phone companies six months to phase out recharge scratch cards and told food shops that kaylite packaging for food will be banned at the same time.Mobile phone companies should promote technologies that can be used instead of recharge cards, while food outlets were ordered to use biodegradable materials that were environment friendly. Litter was the biggest problem. EDITORIAL COMMENT: Litter disposal measures must be sustainable The Government also wants a…

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195 Countries Sign COP 21 Climate Agreement, In France To Protect Our Planet

195 Countries  Sign COP 21 Climate  Agreement, In France To Protect Our Planet

As the impact of climate change has become globally obvious, after almost two decades, negotiators have come up with a historic agreement that is celebrated worldwide as one which will go along way towards saving the plane by limiting gas emissions and committing to moving to a non fossil fuel future. The COP21 summit in Paris on climate change has reached a ground breaking deal with 195 countries and the Europian Union (EU) signing a…

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‘My Son Needs A Mental Doctor,’ Says Former Education Minister Aeneas Chigwedere

‘My Son Needs A Mental Doctor,’ Says Former Education Minister Aeneas Chigwedere

  Former Education minister Aeneas Chigwedere has come out guns blazing and denied accusations of practising witchcraft, while dismissing his son Mangwiza as a mental patient who needs psychiatric help.   Defending a lawsuit brought before the Harare Magistrates’ Courts, Chigwedere and his wife, Emilia Zharare, denied the allegations raised by his son and further challenged the jurisdiction of the magistrates’ court in handling the matter.   Chigwedere said the matter, in which he is…

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Doctor & Nurse Wife Jailed For Keeping Slave 25 Years In UK

  photo -Former NHS obstetrician Emmanuel Edet, 61, and midwife Antan Edet, 58, A former Walsall doctor and his nurse wife, who kept a man as a house slave for almost a quarter of a century after illegally bringing him to the UK, have both been jailed for six years. Former NHS obstetrician Emmanuel Edet, 61, and midwife Antan Edet, 58, kept fellow Nigerian Ofonime Sunday Inuk as a “houseboy” after telling immigration officials he…

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