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Meet the doctors: The two Miss South Africa semi-finalists on the medical front-line

Two of the Miss South Africa Top 15 semi-finalists – Karishma Ramdev and Thato Mosehle – are medical doctors who are currently working at...

Love Life; Gift Life calls for organ donors

Founders of Love Life; Gift Life and lung transplant recipients (l to r) Shaylene Perry, Fawn Rogers and Siobhan Scallan have a second lease...

Poaching victim Hope survives surgery

Hope the rhino was tranquillised by poachers who hacked off her horn and left her for dead, but a dedicated team of wildlife surgeons and conservationists have saved the rhino from what one vet called "easily one of the worst injuries that I have ever worked on".

Dr Benn builds a clinic without walls

The HJ Breast Clinic is a place where a multitude of medical and social disciplines look at the whole of the patient during treatment. The idea is a health system that treats its patients as whole beings and not just a collection of diseased organs – and imagine if more medical professionals gave of their time.

Matfield back in Springbok squad

The Springboks' most capped player of all time, Victor Matfield, has overcome injury and been named in the Springbok squad for their Australasian leg of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship.

SA mid-amateurs chase honours in France

The country's top ranked mid-amateur Greg Sheard will lead a four-man team nominated to fly the flag for South Africa at the prestigious International Team Mid-Amateur Championship in France this July.

SA mid-amateurs chase honours in France

The country's top ranked mid-amateur Greg Sheard will lead a four-man team nominated to fly the flag for South Africa at the prestigious International Team Mid-Amateur Championship in France this July.

Thrills aplenty at MTB World Cup South Africa

It was action all the way at the opening round of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Pietermaritzburg on the weekend. In the downhill, triple world champion Greg Minnaar had to settle for third place as the USA's Aaron Gwin put in a flawless run to claim the victory.

All set for MTB World Cup South Africa leg

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa will be the centre of the mountain biking world from Friday through Sunday as the sport's leading cross-country and downhill competitors do battle in the opening round of the 2014 UCI MTB World Cup.

New eye care unit for KZN children

A new state-of-the-art paediatric eye-care centre has opened at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital in Durban in KwaZulu-Natal. The new facility is a major step forward for child eye health in South Africa.
R13.8m surgical skills centre for SA