Could R40 a month buy this community its own ambulances? Here’s...

The Eastern Cape just slashed the number of ambulances on its roads by almost half, people are hoping R40 a month...

Travel bans are unlikely to stop COVID-19, but this might

The global rise of far-right nationalism has stalled progress in global health diplomacy. But now, with the coronavirus, governments have no choice...

How US anti-abortion groups are funding South Africa’s ‘pregnancy crisis centres’

In 2018, Bhekisisa revealed how the University of Pretoria student clinic was referring women to anti-abortion "pregnancy crisis centres". Now, a global...

Eastern Cape slashes ambulances by roughly 50%

The decrease has allowed the province to get rid of dangerous one-person ambulance crews, but many patients still wait hours...

The fierce & fearless glow up: ‘Screw it, I’m going to...

Growing up wasn’t easy for Miss Jasmine Rose Juicy, a transgender woman from the Eastern Cape. But nothing could stand in...

The long walk back to yourself: How this hospital revolutionised...

Bhojana Mathunywa was attacked by four men for bag of tobacco. Now, slowly but surely, this team of rural therapists is helping him recover the everyday skills he lost. (Dylan Bush, Bhekisisa)

Can China prevent its next epidemic?

The country has launched an unprecedented response to the country's latest outbreak but its real heroism in dealing with this latest...

Inside South Africa’s quest for an HIV vaccine in under two...

The Uhambo vaccine trial may be over but South Africa’s search for a jab that could prevent HIV globally isn’t.

Why one hospital takes up almost 30% of this country’s entire...

Today, the country’s only specialist hospital run as part of a public-private partnership takes up almost a third of the nation’s...

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Meet the woman who started Bhekisisa way back in 2013. Killer narrative feature writer and donor-funded journalism extraordinaire.