Student fund gets a human face

Bongekile Macupe

Steven Zwane is the scheme’s new boss and wants buy-in to support the business of helping students

Did Trump just sentence 10,000 Nigerian women to death?

Ruth Maclean

Nearly 2 million unwanted pregnancies and thousands of deaths would have been prevented had Trump not pulled funding for reproductive health.

​#AIDS2016: Five things to watch out for at the International Aids Conference 2016

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

The International Aids Conference returns to Durban after 16 years. This year heralds the HIV prevention revolution that is underway.

#AIDS2016: As donor funding falls, SA must come up with a plan to stretch HIV bucks

Robert Hecht

It will cost the country R30-billion a year to treat and prevent HIV by 2020, so the state has to lower costs and be clever with its health spending.

Agriculture research suffers as little funding cuts resources

Sarah Wild

A new report paints a picture of a severely underfunded Agricultural Research Council trying to do the best with the resources available to it.