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Almost 100 mentally ill patients died in South Africa due to neglect

Close to a hundred mentally ill people died of neglect after being transferred to unlicensed facilities to cut costs, health ombudsman Malegapuru Makgoba said Wednesday.

Cost of environmental crime up 26 per cent, UN report says

Environmental crime cost the world a whopping 258 billion dollars last year, a full 26 per cent more than the year before, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Interpol said...

High temperatures, low rainfall hits South African wine industry

Hot, dry weather sweeping across southern Africa will reduce the size of South Africa's wine output in 2016. Experts say a fine vintage is expected due to a higher concentration of flavour in the...