A horrifying experience at an illegal abortion provider led Gaopalelwe Phalaetsile to use social media to help women access safe abortion services
Is Kenya, currently plagued by a cholera outbreak, about to show the world the energy wealth hidden in human waste?
In the 1920s, a Northern Cape farmer dug up some of the remains of previous workers — some of whom had...
Long before red flags were raised, this family fell victim to listeriosis. And this week, tragedy has struck again.
Some of your favourite comfort food could be concealing a killer.
When 'that time of the month' comes, you don't have to reach for disposable tampons or pads.
A rare condition has caused this man’s body to age at super speed. Why?
As humanitarian organisations sound the alarm over high malnutrition rates among Malawi's prisoners, one woman is trying to help keep inmates alive.
Having a chronic illness can raise your risk of depression. For diabetics, the blood sugar high and lows of everyday life take an extra toll.
A doctor shortage in war-torn Mozambique paved the way for a new breed of surgeons that have slashed deaths among new...
When this queer woman's activism put her at the centre of a village-ordered hit, a sex worker saved her life. Go...
With terminations outlawed in Kenya, women and girls in its largest slum have to rely on expensive and unreliable under-the-counter pills,...
South Africa is pumping more money into female condom distribution. We look at what's on the market and what's to come for the femidom.
This province reported skyrocketing rates of teen pregnancy but behind the figures lies a story about sex, knowledge and data.
For many people with severe mental illnesses, these special wards can be a lifeline and the first step to care — if they can get there.
About 15 years after their son died while illegally detained at a deportation centre outside Johannesburg, this family still hasn't found his grave.