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The woman who cried wolf – and why we should always believe her

Quite a bizarre exchange has taken place on this website over the last couple of days. I’ve decided to write about it to clarify my stance, as well as to address the immensely problematic issues that have flared up as a result of what went down.

Two kids die of rare disease at Frere in 3 weeks

AT LEAST two children in East London have died of a rare disorder in recent weeks.

The Daily Dispatch has learnt of a further five people in the city diagnosed with Guillain-Barré Syndrome [GBS]. The exact cause of the condition is unknown but it attacks the nervous system and if not treated promptly, can result in death.

Baby dies – family alleges hospital negligence

THE death of a baby boy is to be investigated after a Buffalo Flats family alleged negligence by staff at an East London clinic. An inquest docket was opened at Buffalo Flats police station after the death of a newborn child – Junior Solomon – at Empilweni Day Clinic in Gompo last Friday. Police spokesperson… Read More ›