Is today’s ukuthwala a perversion of an earlier tradition?
The kidnapping of young girls ignores the 'niceties' of a cultural practice.
‘God make us strong, I beg you, keep Luphumlo alive’
Mia Malan describes the arduous trek an Eastern Cape woman had to undertake to get medical attention for her sick grandson.
‘I saw the world through the blurry lens of an oxygen tent’
With the severe effects of the habit on the unborn child now widely known, why do pregnant mothers refuse to give up?
Bianca learns to Beat It
An eighth-grade teenager shows how funky and strong her fight against a four-letter word is. Mia Malan reports.
Abused from the womb
Pregnant women who drink alcohol put their unborn children at greater risk than they think, writes Mia Malan.