Africa: Why Racists Flourish On Social Media and What It Means for Your Mental Health
Black? A woman? Read why you're more likely to be victim of online trolls. Read more »
Kenya: These Hospitals Have Become a Home Away From Home in the Maasai's Fight Against TB
When TB strikes, the fight to live can come at the cost of a way of life for the country's nomads. This could help ease the pain. Read more »
South Africa: TB Patients Hold Their Breath for Better Treatment
For patients in developing countries, access to two new and improved TB drugs remain scarce. Read more »
Nigeria: 7 Things You Should Know About Nigeria's Largest Lassa Fever Outbreak
Nigeria's latest and largest epidemic has claimed almost 100 lives. Find out more about the virus. Read more »
South Africa: Slice of Life - 'I Shared My Abortion Experience On Facebook and It Went Viral'
I remember looking at the white ceiling while lying down on the hospital-like bed. My legs were wide open. The two women working on me were talking about their boyfriends. The… Read more »
Africa: What Life Without Toilets Looks Like
Open defecation is a reality for many people around the world. Here's what it translates to. Read more »
South Africa: Pregnant Women Dying Cut By 29%
But will South Africa be able to get this figure down further -- in time to achieve its sustainable development goal in 2030? Read more »
Lesotho: Meet the Nurses Fighting On the Front Lines - With No Ammunition
Public health systems are driven by nurses. Yet, they have little authority. Read more »
South Africa: Morphine and Mortality - KZN Cancer Patients Turn to Gauteng for Help
Terminally ill patients in the province have little access to pain relief, or basic care. Here's one man's story. Read more »
Kenya: Why People Failing to Take Their TB Treatment Should Not Be Jailed
It's World TB Day. Here's why human rights and TB responses go hand in hand. Read more »
South Africa: #lifeesidimeni Families - 'Qedani Mahlangu Is a Proper Traitor'
After being awarded damages, distraught families want more: the former Gauteng Health MEC must be prosecuted. Read more »
South Africa: How Much Money Will #lifeesidimeni Families Be Awarded On Monday?
The families of the nearly 150 mental health patients who died in the Life Esidimeni tragedy will know on Monday how much they will be compensated. Read more »
South Africa: #Listeriosis - Another Life Esidimeni?
Both tragedies could have been avoided had provincial health departments listened to the people who rely on them. Read more »
South Africa: #Listeriosis - Inside the Mind of a Mass Murderer
We track the last moments before the source of this potent bacterium was discovered. Read more »
Africa: Banana Pads? Why Your Favorite Fruit Could Give Girls a Dignified Period
In Rwanda, schoolgirls can now buy locally produced, cheaper sanitary towels Read more »
South Africa: Did Warning Signs for the #Listeriosis Outbreak First Appear in 2016?
Long before red flags were raised, this family fell victim to listeriosis. And this week, tragedy has struck again. Read more »
South Africa: Six Ways to Keep Calm and Carry On in #Listeriosis Scare
The head of the National Institute for Communicable Diseases' listeria investigation, Juno Thomas, tells us which foods to bin and how. Read more »
South Africa: Govt Pinpoints Factory Responsible for Deadly Food Poisoning
Two companies -- Enterprise and Rainbow Foods -- have been implicated in the world's biggest listeria outbreak. Read more »
Africa: 9 Things That Will Change the Way You Look At Abortion
Everyone's got an opinion on it but can we say the same about the facts? Read more »
South Africa: 'Imali Yeqolo' - Really, Gigaba? Women Fall Pregnant to Get Child Grants?
Gender activists are outraged by the finance minister's side comments on government grants during his budget speech. Read more »
South Africa: How Serious Is Ramaphosa About Keeping South Africans Healthy?
The new commander-in-chief has made promises, but how likely is he to deliver? Read more »
Zambia: Cholera Vaccines - Inside the New Fight Against an Old Foe
Why the world is just waking up to the power of immunisations to tackle this infectious disease and why we're learning more with every rainy season. Read more »
South Africa: Officials Could Face Homicide Charges After Mental Patients' Deaths
Those who oversaw the removal of mental health patients could face the full wrath of the law as could those standing by as KZN's cancer care fails. Read more »
South Africa: Here Are 12 Things We've Learned From Four Years of Donor-Funded Journalism
Work at a non-profit media house? Then you know your job is not just reporting anymore. Read more »
Sudan: Captured, Raped, Ransomed - the Kidnappers Preying On Teenagers Far From Home
When Ella and her cousin reached a refugee camp in Sudan, it seemed to herald safety. Instead, it was the start of an all too familiar ordeal. Read more »
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