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Cochlear wish comes true for Cape Town boy

CAPE TOWN - A dream come true can often be accompanied by unanticipated challenges. This was the case for little Gamiem Ahjum's mother Rashieda, as she nervously watched the minutes tick by while waiting in Tygerberg Hospital. In theatre her son, at a mere two years and...

Magic as Cape Town baby hears for the first time

One of the youngest babies in the world to get a cochlear implant hears for the first time. Health24's Adiel Ismail witnessed Neave Barrett's discovery of the world of sound.   Neave Barrett's deep blue eyes darted around the room – and then came to a slow stop. For...