Eyewitness News - Local Medical negligence payments hindering Gauteng Health Dept, court hears 2017-08-17T13:26:00.000000000+00:00 The department is asking the panel of judges to rule that it can pay claims in instalments or when the affected patients need medical care. [ANALYSIS] Ramaphosa’s speedy response to smear reveals he is ready in the game 2017-08-17T13:23:17.000000000+00:00 One of the truisms about politics is that it can be a dirty business. Friends are betrayed, backs are knifed, dirt is thrown. Journalists stage walkout at Sassa briefing 2017-08-17T13:13:00.000000000+00:00 Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini was due to address the media about the social grant payment system at a breakfast in Limpopo on Thursday morning. KZN ANC leadership deny vote swaying claims by disgruntled members 2017-08-17T12:58:19.000000000+00:00 The provincial leadership has been taken to court by disgruntled party members, who are calling for the executive committee to be dissolved and for the conference to be re-run. Dlodlo: Cabinet did not discuss Grace Mugabe assault claims 2017-08-17T12:43:26.000000000+00:00 Mugabe is accused of assaulting 20-year-old Gabriella Engels at a Sandton hotel on Sunday. Sibanye Gold sets aside R1.1bn for possible settlement 2017-08-17T12:36:49.000000000+00:00 A class action suit, mostly relating to the fatal lung disease silicosis, was filed on behalf of miners in 2012. [WATCH LIVE] Gigaba briefing on New Development Bank 2017-08-17T12:35:10.000000000+00:00 Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba briefs the media on South Africa's role in the New Development Bank. Zuma: Brics bank will promote sustainable development 2017-08-17T12:31:04.000000000+00:00 Zuma presided over the official launch of the bank’s Sandton branch. [ANALYSIS] What the lack of accountability for Marikana says about Zuma’s govt 2017-08-17T12:23:50.000000000+00:00 Thirty-four miners were shot dead by members of the South African Police Service in a single day, 16 August 2012. [OPINION] The end of South African universities? 2017-08-17T12:19:34.000000000+00:00 What SA's universities need from their leaders now is not prophecies of doom, but deeper reflection on the transformative potential of this difficult historical moment..