The da Vinci surgery robotic system has made its way to South African shores after 13 years on the international medical scene. Patients at Pretoria's Urology Hospital will soon find themselves able to opt for robotic surgery guided by a surgeon's hands.
∙ South Africa lead in mHealth
In the 19th century, Charles Darwin predicted that the origins of humankind would be traced back to Africa. With its rich fossil finds, the latest a new species called Australopithecus sebida, it seems the cradle is rightfully known as the birthplace of humanity.
• SA unearths new human ancestor