Baragwanath Hospital maternity Covid-19 crisis: Prison vs Public Hospitals, what’s the difference?

Thandiswa Yaphi, Treasurer General of Black First Land First.  By Yerushka Chetty A few years ago I was part of a protest with the #BLF26 at the Public Protector’s Office (under Advocate Thuli Madonsela) and I had the unfortunate experience of being sent to Kgosi Mampuru II Correctional Centre for 7 nights. I survived, but …

Covid-19 Baragwanath Hospital: BLF calls on President Ramaphosa to solve the crisis in maternity wards NOW

President Cyril Ramaphosa Last night Black First Land First (BLF) received a complaint from its Treasurer General, Comrade Thandiswa Yaphi, who in the maternity ward of Baragwanath Hospital awaiting, with several other expectant mothers, about the unfortunate conditions that they are currently faced with. Many of patients in the maternity ward are awaiting to be …