South African army deployed to provincial hospital after protests - Reuters

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South Africa has deployed troops to look after patients at a hospital in its troubled North West province after staff went on strike over corruption and a collapsing health care system that they blame on the provincial premier. President Cyril Ramaphosa is under pressure to fire North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo, a senior member of Ramaphosa's ruling African National Congress , amid accusations of corruption in the awarding of tenders in the province and violent protests over the poor state of local healthcare.

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Publish date : 2018-05-04 17:45:56
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