[LISTEN] Bottling change: Inside SA’s breast milk banks

Gavin Fischer, Mia Malan

We always tell moms breast is best but sometimes milk doesn't come when babies do. This breast milk bank is filling in these gaps.


Anyone can catch this drug-resistant bug. Surviving treatment is another story.

Kristen van Schie

For years, catching this drug-resistant bacteria meant painful treatment that risked your hearing and mental health. Now, that could be changing.


Undercover researchers went into doctors' rooms. You won't believe what they found.

Joan van Dyk

New research may finally tell us why SA is always among the first to sound the alarm over drug-resistant strains.


Bosasa to dead toddler's family: If you want answers, you'll have to PAIA us

Joan van Dyk

About 15 years after their son died while illegally detained at a deportation centre outside Johannesburg, this family still hasn't found his grave.


This is what it’s like to give birth in the world’s most dangerous country for moms

Emanuela Zuccalà

When a river and several hours of dirt roads stand between you & the nearest hospital, giving birth can be deadly. One nurse is hoping to change that.


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Did the apartheid government inject black people with HIV? We look to science.

This month, the New African boasts a shocking headline: "We deliberately spread Aids in South Africa." Could that be true?


This president is putting his money where his mouth is when it comes to an NHI

Mali joins the ranks of countries such as Sierra Leone, South Africa & Burkina Faso to provide free healthcare to moms and tots.


‘I thought I’d breastfeed my baby for a year. That dream was short-lived’

We tell moms to exclusively breastfeed. But we don’t tell them about all the things that get in the way of that, including depression.