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Discovery Health has been ordered to qualify its claim to offer ‘comprehensive’ chronic cover after being called out by a prominent businessman.
Nearly five years after her husband was kidnapped by al-Qaeda in Burkina Faso and reportedly died under suspicious circumstances, a Potchefstroom woman has asked a judge to declare him dead and to dissolve their 28-year marriage.
In what a Cape Argus report calls a scathing judgment made against Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis, Western Cape High Court Judge Daniel Thulare dismissed the city’s attempt to challenge a decision to secure a child’s inheritance.
An 85-year-old doctor accused of issuing a fake death certificate is negotiating a plea deal with the NPA, the Durban Regional Court has heard.
Another former Mediclinic employee has accused the hospital group of manipulating patient bills for financial benefit.
Asisipho Mbekela (27) – who faked her radiography qualification in order to gain employment – has been sentenced to 2 000 hours’ periodical imprisonment, says a report in The Herald.
Social activist lawyer Tumi Sole is set to reopen a 2019 criminal complaint and a defamation damages claim against a woman who accused him of rape four years ago.
The National Treasury has expressed doubt on the feasibility of the proposal put forward by the SA Law Reform Commission advising the government to introduce a maternity support grant for poor pregnant women and to extend the benefits of the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) to self-employed workers.
Government wants to clamp down on spaza shops being run by foreign nationals who are in the country illegally and who have not invested financially as required by law, reports EWN.
As consumers face increases in medical aid rates in the coming year, they also face the prospect of losing the tax credits they currently enjoy for paying for private healthcare.
An eye specialist earning R375 000 a month has failed to persuade the High Court to reduce, then entirely scrap, maintenance payments to his estranged wife after discovering she inherited R1.7m and was now ‘wealthy’.
Gauteng police confirmed social media personality known as 'Dr' Matthew Lani was charged with impersonating a medical practitioner after he allegedly gained access to Helen Joseph Hospital under the pretence of being a doctor.
In what a Pretoria News report calls a groundbreaking judgment for new parents – especially fathers – a court has ruled that both parents are entitled to maternity leave.
The Gauteng High Court (Johannesburg) has ordered a clinical psychologist and a family advocate to investigate a custody arrangement for a 13-year-old boy whose father died suddenly while picking him up from school in February.
Discovery Health is to seek clarity from the courts on the interpretation by the Road Accident Fund (RAF) of the Constitutional Court ruling dismissing the RAF’s application for leave to appeal a High Court judgment that ruled unlawful its directive not to make payments to medical aid scheme claimants.