Tintswalo at Boulders. Luxury seaside accommodation in Simonstown.

It had been an exceptional few weeks of travel for me and the spoils continued and I was invited to spend a night of luxury at Tintswalo at Boulders in Simonstown. Choosing a Saturday night and inviting my friend Christiane to join me, the break was designed with precious catchup time in mind. We drove the coastal road that hugs False Bay into a moody day with a chilly wind and choppy sea, arriving ready to make the most of the comfort that awaited us. Warmly welcomed to a tour of the…

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JUTH undertakes first brain surgery using drilling machine

The Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH), at the weekend undertook its first surgery to remove brain tumor using a machine that drills the skull bone to gain access to the tumor. “It is the first Trans-labyrinthine approach to a posterior fossa tumor. We used the C-Arm machine to drill the skull bone so as to see what is behind even while facing the front of the head. “In the past, we had to open the brain which was always risky and led to deaths because the brain is delicate,’’ Dr…

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