Northern Cape health dept vows to tackle surgical backlogs before festive season | The Citizen

The health department in the Northern Cape has vowed to deal with the backlog of around 350 surgical cases before the beginning of the festive season. Collaboration with Gift of the Givers On its official Twitter page, the department stated that to fast track this process, the Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe hospital performed 72 surgeries in … Read more

Kingston Gets Some Northern Happiness! – Sound Check Entertainment

What do you get when The Northern Pikes and The Pursuit Of Happiness get together? You get the Northern Happiness Tour and they rolled through Kingston last night at The Grand Theatre. 34 years ago, The Northern Pikes started their journey together. Over the years there have been a couple of personnel changes, but they … Read more

Saudi investment ‘will create jobs in Northern Cape’ – Ramaphosa | The Citizen

President Cyril Ramaphosa is promising jobs to the people of Northern Cape, saying they stand to benefit from massive investments, including renewable energy projects funded by Saudi Arabia. Ramaphosa told a crowd of residents who gathered for his fifth Presidential imbizo in Upington that Saudi Arabian investment was the outcome of his recent visit to … Read more

Northern Cape ANC PEC throws its weight behind Ramaphosa for second term | The Citizen

The African National Congress (ANC) provincial executive committee (PEC) in Northern Cape has endorsed Cyril Ramaphosa for a second term. The province has joined Mpumalanga, Limpopo, Gauteng and Eastern Cape in endorsing Ramaphosa for a second term. “This was due to the commitment of the current president to renew and reposition the ANC as an agent for … Read more

WATCH: Northern Cape high school gutted by ‘devastating’ fire | The Citizen

A high school in the Northern Cape has been gutted by a fire that broke out on Saturday morning. According to the provincial education department, the fire is still raging at Garies High School, with firefighters from Springbok, Aggenys and Vredendal currently at the scene. Firefighting efforts have been made difficult due to windy weather … Read more

Northern Cape government apologises for replicating authors’ books | The Citizen

The Northern Cape government has apologised to two authors – Sabata-mpho Mokae and Mohale Mashigo – after their novels were photocopied at the provincial department of sports, arts and culture, with the intention of entering the books in a national competition, without their permission. The department has taken full responsibility for photocopying Mokae’s best-selling novel … Read more

Quebec rejects request to send army to northern region facing health worker shortage |

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 10, 2022 2:33 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Quebec’s Health Department says it has rejected a request from officials in the northern region of Nunavik that the Armed Forces be brought in to help ease a shortage of … Read more