When bringing a new life into the world risks taking another, even old traditions have to adopt new ways.
Speaking more than one language could lead to better tests scores and even being a more empathetic person.
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.
They thought they were signing up for a dream but it turned out to be a trafficking nightmare.
The reality is many of us look at water like we do a takeaway container.
For millennials, it ain't looking good, but are hard-hitting campaigns just fat-shaming and counterproductive?
Taps in capital city of Maputo being turned off every other day as climate change exacerbates southern African drought
Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh will be the first African head of state to be tried for violating the rights of HIV-positive people.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of children die gasping for air. This could help to change that.
When TB strikes, the fight to live can come at the cost of a way of life for the country's nomads. This could help ease the pain.
Are social media algorithms designed to prey the mental health of women and people of colour?
A horrifying experience at an illegal abortion provider led Gaopalelwe Phalaetsile to use social media to help women access safe abortion services
Terminally ill patients in the province have little access to pain relief, or basic care. Here's one man's story.
SA's listeria epidemic is over. Take a look at the detectives who traced the epidemic's source in this feature from our archives.
In Rwanda, schoolgirls can now buy locally produced, cheaper sanitary towels
Long before red flags were raised, this family fell victim to listeriosis. And this week, tragedy has struck again.