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Government goes head to head with store-bought condoms.
After complaints about the strong latex smell of the South African government's "Choice" condoms, the department of health re-branded its free range of male "rubbers". Focus group testing and research led the department to debut Max – a new line of male condoms – in a range of scents and colours.
How does Max stack up against name brand condoms? Bhekisisa and Mail and Guardian staff find out in this short video.
[Note this article was originally published on 15 August 2016]
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Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in Zulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.