25,000 grave violations were committed against children in conflict in 2019, says the UN, which hopes to highlight issue with new international day.
This invasive plant clogs our dam and rivers but in Kenya, it’s become the next big thing in renewable energy.
In Kivalo, where cyclones, overfishing and rising seas threaten livelihoods, beekeeping offers an unlikely alternative to fishing.
A rare condition has caused this man’s body to age at super speed. Why?
Having banned female genital cutting, his ousting was good for democracy, but but bad for women's bodies.
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Scientists and campaigners warn that factories in coastal villages are wreaking environmental and economic havoc.
Death comes for us all and when it does, we hope it’s a good one. We hope it has meaning, we...
In this province, the agricultural and mining sectors draw thousands of workers each year – and then they disappear. Here’s why we need to find them.
More South African parents are choosing to bring their baby into the world with a splash, but is it better than conventional births?
Researchers have shown that monetary incentives lead to infants being immunised on time.
It’s been five years since the country prohibited same-sex marriage and LGBTI gatherings, and the climate of fear left in its wake could be deadly.
Here's the story of the Treatment Action Campaign or how a handful of people created a global movement that changed the world.
Common cough, flu and pain medicines can be addictive. Codeine addiction is an increasingly well-known problem in South Africa.
Government, international watchdogs, corporations all swear they're not the ones to blame for the gaping holes in the ground that swallow...
Partners and families allegedly drugged women and in some cases even physically restrained them as doctors performed the procedure.