This invasive plant clogs our dam and rivers but in Kenya, it’s become the next big thing in renewable energy.
Before 2011, this country couldn’t screen for cervical cancer let alone prevent it. Since then everything’s changed.
Some districts report Caesarean rates of 40%, which is much higher than the 26% national average for public hospitals.
Presented this week at the World Health Assembly, the document could usher in a new era in affordable healthcare. Here's why we need it.
From how to spice up your sex life to the more mundane, “does this look weird to you”, there are some questions you just don’t want to ask your friends and family. Relax. Now, there’s an app for that.
There are too few psychiatrists, so a foundation is using a Canadian model to rehabilitate people.
Report unearths neglect in Kenyan institutions, yet discrimination means children may be at risk of being killed if they remain in communities
The Gauteng health department has admitted to problems at the facility, seen by the public protector.
Why the woes facing South Africa’s Thuthuzela Care Centres may not be as unique as we thought.
Half a litre of Coke contains 10 teaspoons of sugar – almost the entire recommended daily sugar allowance. But fruit juice is as bad.
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In this township, alcohol makes violent men close to three times more likely to rape a woman.
When 'that time of the month' comes, you don't have to reach for disposable tampons or pads.
Some residents in rural towns in Mpumalanga have to chose between buying food or going to the doctor.
A recent article suggested that single South Africans can live longer by getting married, based on Statistics SA mortality data.