World Health Organisation

Hearts: R1.5 million. Kidneys: R3.5 million. Can you really buy organs in Cape Town?

Joan van Dyk

Why languish in illness when the poor could be used to help you live long and prosper? A dubious advertisement recently advocated.


Sporting political and economic risk kicks off this week

Andrew Hammond

Everyone wants to host mega-events despite the cost and other problems, such as terror attacks.


Regulator advises partial clean-up of radioactive dump in the Karoo

Sipho Kings

But this does not include nuclear material left over from mining aborted about 40 years ago.


WHO advises 8 weeks of safe sex after return from Zika areas

Stephanie Nebehay, Tom Miles

The World Health Organisation has recommended that people potentially exposed to the Zika virus should practice safe sex.


When life gives you stompies, make bricks

Sipho Kings

New Australian research reveals a solution to 1-2 million tonnes a year of cigarette butt waste, which is leaching heavy metals into the earth.