Most of us would rather not know what happens to our bodies after death. But that breakdown gives birth to new life in unexpected ways.
Malawi says it will no longer enforce anti-homosexuality laws but dangerous homophobia persists on the country's streets - and in its clinics.
Many diabetics are dependent on expensive blood sugar testing strips to stay alive. Most in South Africa can't afford it.
Could psychosocial programmes turn extremists into moderates?
Eighty two of the Chibok school girls, kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria three years ago, have been released. But what now?
Choosing between eating & bleeding through your uniform has a cost. Take a look at the reality behind the budget in this one from our archives.
The process could transform manufacturing and help the 30 million people worldwide in need of artificial limbs and braces.
Water births are a growing phenomenon in South Africa and globally. But this birth method is controversial – scientific evidence is lacking.
Refugee resettlement camps offer a safer space for South Sudanese children, who make up 64% of all refugees in Uganda.
Many Ugandans were once refugees themselves. Now, they are 'paying back the good' and making their country one of the best in the world for refugees.
The pain of bereavement is supposed to ease with time. When it doesn't, psychiatrists call it 'complicated grief' and it can be treated.
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.
C-sections may result in fewer lawsuits, but they are not always the best option.
Unsafe terminations in Malawi may be curbed after a new law is enacted, but it’s just the first step
Community mentalhealth care can be better for patients and health systems if it's done right. Find out how one organisation is making it work.
A decision by the Gauteng department of health has left at least 36 dead but has the scandal lifted the lid on the horrors of mental healthcare?