Minister condemns plans for first LGBTI centre as ‘criminal act’

Samuel Okiror

Ugandan campaigners are warned they will break the country's anti-homosexuality law if they open the safe space.


This is what it's like being a sex worker: 'Police dragged me out in public naked'

Dylan Bush

Go inside one of the country's most dangerous jobs.


The tobacco industry says vaping is 95% safer than smoking. The truth is less clear.

Joan van Dyk

When the vapour dissipates – what do we really know about e-cigarettes?


This kills more than 700 of us each day. Now, the UN wants to do something about it.

Yogan Pillay

In a historic first, the UN just held a high-level meeting on TB. There was one on lifestyle diseases too. But did these sittings achieve anything?


People are still being shackled and tortured for living with this disease

Roxy de Villiers

The Life Esidimeni tragedy makes headlines again in a new global report.


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What you need to know about SA’s historic liver transplant from an HIV-positive donor

How could a baby get an organ from a person living with HIV and not automatically contract the virus? The experts weigh in.


What do a herd of goats, a few cattle, and a baby have in common? Find out

Here's how northwest Kenya gets nomadic families to health services.


'I opened her up and found her womb was rotten from the infection'

Obstetrician Eddie Mhlanga often had to attend to women who had unsafe abortions during apartheid, when abortion was illegal in South Africa.