South Africa: Khwezi Speaks - 'I Did Not Do It to Win. I Was Just Fighting for Myself'
In a new book, Redi Tlhabi reveals the woman behind the pseudonym and the price she paid for pursuing justice after accusing Jacob Zuma of rape. Read more »
Africa: Your Secret Guide to the Business of Sex
Everything you need to know to negotiate safe sex in this world of work Read more »
South Africa: On the Cancer Trail in Rural Kwazulu-Natal
Early screening for cervical cancer can be a lifesaver but are nonprofit organisations enough to fill the gap in KZN's crumbling system? Read more »
South Africa: 5 Things You Didn't Know About South Africa's Breast Milk Banks
Deposits in these banks help SA's tiniest preemies but are they just for babies? Read more »
Kenya: This Costs Just Cents and Could Prevent Half-a-Million Children From Going Blind
The substance is critical in pregnancy and in the development of children; a lack of it has dire consequences. Read more »
Africa: Would You or Wouldn't You? South Africans Dish About the DIY HIV Test
South Africa is one of about three dozen countries that supports HIV self-testing, but will it catch on? Here's what people who live here had to say. Read more »
South Africa: The Promise and Peril of Do-It-Yourself HIV Testing
Today, South Africa boasts the world's largest HIV treatment programme and almost one in every two people living with the virus has access to antiretrovirals (ARVs), estimates the… Read more »
South Africa: Pride and Prejudice - It's Time That Evidence, Not Stigma, Drive SA's Drug Policies
South Africa has taken a lead in the HIV response, but HIV won’t be overcome until the country faces some hard truths about drug abuse and its own prejudices. The country… Read more »
Nigeria: The 'Juju Curse' That Binds Trafficked Women Into Sex Slavery
Traditional West African 'healers' and Sicilian psychiatrists are struggling to help free Nigerian women forced into prostitution Read more »
Africa: A New Loo - Gaze Into the Toilet Bowl of the Future
Despite our complicated relationship with it, our poo could one day power our cell phones, tablets and laptops. Read more »
South Africa: Wonder Where SA's Medically Circumcised Men Are? Now There's a Map for That
When new technology and an old tradition meet, they could help avert more than a million new HIV infections Read more »
Africa: Waiting to Disappear - the Danger of Being Too Pale
Ikponwosa Ero went from a child who felt different to the United Nations' first independent expert on albinism. Read more »
South Africa: Kwazulu-Natal's Cancer Crisis Fuels Demand for End of Life Care
Health workers brace for an increased need for palliative care as waiting lists grow. Read more »
South Africa: Mediation Could Ease SA's Medico-Legal Woes but It's No Quick Fix
As Gauteng health department is expected to begin piloting mediation, many of SA's trained medical mediators still sit idle Read more »
Zambia: Could There be a Resurgence in Forced HIV Testing
More than three decades ago, HIV activists fought against mandatory testing. Now an old battle is finding new life. Read more »
South Africa: Rape and (In)justice - 340 Guilty Verdicts From 3952 Cases
A new study shows the dreadful reality of how the criminal justice system is failing victims of this 'priority crime' in SA. Read more »
South Africa: A Slow Burn - How Violence and Trauma Meet in a Single, Deadly Circle
Fikile Mbabalula, Bathabile Dlamini, Mduduzi Manana. Until today, they served in one cabinet in a country where two ends of a vicious circle meet. Read more »
South Africa: If You Were Raped, Here Are Your Chances of Finding Justice
New, never before conducted research reveals the road rape survivors and police walk to justice denied. Read more »
Kenya: Kenya Cribs Finland's Solution to Baby Deaths
The Finns' cardboard box prompts an African graduate to develop a life-saving device for babies Read more »
South Africa: 'She Made a Joke Out of My Friend's Death'
Drug users face discrimination when they seek medical attention. They have to lie to get help in emergency situations. Read more »
Africa: Why Does HIV Kill More Men Than Women?
In 2016, 60% of women of 15 years or older living with HIV were on treatment. Less than half their male peers could say the same. Read more »
South Africa: Is There a Formula for Academic Success?
Studies show the odds are stacked against learners from poorer backgrounds, so why do some succeed where others fail? Read more »
South Africa: Black Experts in the Health Sector - Where Are They?
It's not right that only black voices in health stories are those patients. Black medical researchers must also be heard in the media space. Read more »
South Africa: Could Better Health for Your Baby Come in a Cardboard Box?
All the rage in Finland, 'Moses baskets' could soon be coming to South African shores. Read more »
South Africa: Aids Council Stands By National Sex Worker Plan
Human rights and access to healthcare remain paramount in the country's response. Read more »
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