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SA gold miners pay up US$400m in silicosis, TB class action

SA gold miners pay up US$400m in silicosis, TB class action

Class action settlement the first of its kind in the country

Politics

04 MAY 2018

Still Life: Sniffing out danger

Since 2000, Belgian non-governmental organisation Apopo has been breeding and training African giant...

Africa

01 APRIL 2014

Fighting TB

Last year an estimated 8.6 million people developed tuberculosis (TB) globally and 1.3 million died from...

Africa

25 OCTOBER 2013

22 million saved, but more progress needed, says WHO

Treatment for tuberculosis (TB) has saved an estimated 22 million lives worldwide, according to The Global...

Leadership

24 OCTOBER 2013

Anglo American appoints African healthcare expert as non-executive

Anglo American plc has announced the appointment of Mphu Ramatlapeng as a non-executive director. ...

Africa

08 JULY 2013

An unwelcome legacy

South Africa's gold mines are among the most dangerous in the world.Studies published over the past 20...

Africa

01 JULY 2013

Apopo rats help detect TB

A pioneering method to detect tuberculosis (TB) using trained rats hasbeen developed by Belgian non-governmental...

Africa

28 JUNE 2013

Health: TB prevention in South Africa

Despite considerable advances in the prevention and cure of infectious diseases, the World Health Organization...

Africa

28 JUNE 2013

Law: Against the odds

Silicosis is an incurable, progressive, condition that ranges in severity from mild to severe and which...

Africa

28 JUNE 2013