13 things that will change the way you look at abortion

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

Everyone’s got an opinion on it but can we say the same about the facts?


The Ronald McDonald socks aside...How serious is Cyril about South Africans' health?

The new commander-in-chief has made promises, but how likely is he to deliver?


#Budget2018: Cuts to medical aid tax credits begin

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba didn’t cut state subsidies for private medical aid members outright but your pocket may still feel the pinch


Vaccines in the time of cholera: 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 how we’re learning more with every rainy season.


'For goodness sake, if that's how things are run … God help us all'

Gauteng Premier David Makhura claims he didn't know #LifeEsidimeni patients would be transferred to the care of NGOs. Perhaps he just didn't listen.


No money for #LifeEsidimeni, but millions for consultants

​Qedani Mahlangu’s department paid almost R60-million to the law firm that would later represent her in the run-up to arbitration.


#LifeEsidimeni: Qedani Mahlangu's ego and the death of 143 patients

The former Health MEC claims her subordinates withheld information from her. But she’s being accused 
of misleading the legislature.


#LifeEsidimeni: Did Mahlangu keep David Makhura in the dark?

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

Mahlangu didn't know many of the details of the doomed mental health project but says she deserves the credit for instituting the ombud investigation.


#LifeEsidimeni: What Qedani Mahlangu’s testimony may mean for David Makhura

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

Accusations fly as the embattled former health MEC finally testifies at the ongoing arbitration hearings.


ANC looks to axe medical aid tax credits, expand National Health Insurance

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

The ruling party says it’s time to get serious about funding and rolling out South Africa's universal access to healthcare plan.