Ghana plans to release the modified seeds this year or next. Will they benefit the small farmers they were designed for?
From how to spice up your sex life to the more mundane, “does this look weird to you”, there are some questions you just don’t want to ask your friends and family. Relax. Now, there’s an app for that.
History repeats as old health emergencies emerge anew. Is the health ombud the person to lead fights the Human Rights Commission started?
South Africa's public health nurses are infamous for having bad attitudes. Could a pair of goggles help them change their ways?
It's World Yoga Day. Mindfulness has seen a resurgence in popularity and is slowly making its way behind the walls of prisons in South Africa.
After Sierra Leone’s civil war, money poured in for mental health services. But a decade later, there's little left to help Ebola’s victims.
For centuries, traditional religious practices have preserved the sacred forests of the Bijagós archipelago. Now missionaries are muscling in.
Death comes for us all and when it does, we hope it’s a good one. We hope it has meaning, we...
Poor people who have fled their countries are expected to pay steep rates for treatment at government hospitals in Gauteng.
In Diepsloot, Bhekisisa's Vimba! app is helping rape survivors access life-saving care and treatment.
A recent article suggested that single South Africans can live longer by getting married, based on Statistics SA mortality data.
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More South African parents are choosing to bring their baby into the world with a splash, but is it better than conventional births?
Could psychosocial programmes turn extremists into moderates?
In Kivalo, where cyclones, overfishing and rising seas threaten livelihoods, beekeeping offers an unlikely alternative to fishing.
A month after she was wheeled out of a North West hospital in a barrow, Ntombizodwa Matthews met her end. Her family blames politics for her death.