Photojournalist, Seif Kousmate, photographed and interviewed current and former slaves in Mauritania and got imprisoned by police in the process.
For millennials, it ain't looking good, but are hard-hitting campaigns just fat-shaming and counterproductive? The video features a small white box that looks like a...
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.
A horrifying experience at an illegal abortion provider led Gaopalelwe Phalaetsile to use social media to help women access safe abortion services
SA's listeria epidemic is over. Take a look at the detectives who traced the epidemic's source in this feature from our archives.
Long before red flags were raised, this family fell victim to listeriosis. And this week, tragedy has struck again.
When Ella and her cousin reached a refugee camp in Sudan, it seemed to herald safety. Instead, it was the start of an all too familiar ordeal.
Bond, James Bond: The source of the listeria outbreak will likely be found by a gene-sequencing machine named after the famous agent 007. (Delwyn Verasamy)
Partners and families allegedly drugged women and in some cases even physically restrained them as doctors performed the procedure.
Take a look at life after war for the women abducted by Ugandan rebel Joseph Kony.
The real revolution is yet to come when it relates to the country’s opioid epidemic. A thin, frail man slumps in an oversized chair, his...
One in four Zimbabweans suffers from mental illness, but untrained female health workers are setting a new benchmark for the treatment of patients.
Until now, the national and provincial health departments have not been able to say where services are provided. Here's how we found them.
How we found the country's 'missing' abortion providers – and mapped contraception services too. Bhekisisa has created #SizaMap, South Africa's first searchable map of free abortion providers....
Bontle Mabe turned to a loan shark to fund her abortion after she was turned away for five days in a row at her local clinic.