Smoking vs vaping: Which one is worse?

Is vaping really safer than smoking? Take a look at what we really know about the recent craze some say could...

Big Tobacco faces landmark legal case over poverty wages

Lawyers argue that while farming families toil over backbreaking work in desperate poverty, British American Tobacco is reaping the rewards.

Headaches, heartaches & pregnancy: Could this stem preeclampsia’s deadly tide?

This silent killer stalks expecting mothers around the world and is one of the leading causes of maternal mortality in South...

Could self-defence classes help rape survivors overcome PTSD?

When class is in session, would-be "attackers" lunge at women in mock muggings. For survivors, classes can be triggering... but that...

‘They paid a taxi driver to kill me’

When this queer woman's activism put her at the centre of a village-ordered hit, a sex worker saved her life. Go...

New deal slashes price of drug to prevent TB by almost...

Health department says new shorter treatment to prevent killer disease will be available from next year.

[WATCH] In Marikana’s shadow, sexual violence is no stranger. Meet the...

In Marikana, distance from clinics prevents victims from getting medical assistance. But this all-male crew are bridging the gaps.

Bugs, borers & heatwaves: Life and mental health in a hotter...

Joburg may have avoided a total “treepocolypse”, but the city is continuing to battle the invasive beetle killing off its trees....

[Bhekisisa presents] #HerChoice: Contraception in the new era of HIV treatment

Unlocking this ARV’s full potential depends on women. And choice. Are we ready?

[PODCAST] The art of telling stories that empower readers

In 2016, Bhekisisa started to do solutions journalism. But what is it? "Think Sherlock Holmes or Agatha Christie," David Bornstein...