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.
In the war on women's bodies, the casualties stretch far beyond US' 50 states.
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?
Poor people who have fled their countries are expected to pay steep rates for treatment at government hospitals in Gauteng.
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Abused women from war-torn countries who have fled to SA for safety often face more maltreatment here.
Psychiatrists have since turned to antidepressants, mood stabilisers and antipsychotics that aren’t curative.
Disease-spreading mozzies may be getting wise to our best defences, but science is fighting back.
Are social media algorithms designed to prey the mental health of women and people of colour?
Ikponwosa Ero went from a child who felt different to the United Nations’ first independent expert on albinism.
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Thousands of women are lured from Nigeria to Italy annually by the promise of a new life, only to find themselves trapped in the sex trade.
Climate change and air pollution could be conspiring against the continent, and fuelling new levels of death and disease.