A pill dispenser with an electronic cap monitors daily adherence to a regimen that may curb HIV among sex workers – and in broader society.
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.
Less than 15% of patients seek out care for this vicious form of gangrene.
Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh will be the first African head of state to be tried for violating the rights of HIV-positive people.
Take a look at life after war for the women abducted by Ugandan rebel Joseph Kony.
How we found the country's 'missing' abortion providers – and mapped contraception services too.
Until now, the national and provincial health departments have not been able to say where services are provided. Here's how we found them.
In the 1920s, a Northern Cape farmer dug up some of the remains of previous workers — some of whom had...
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)
Ghana plans to release the modified seeds this year or next. Will they benefit the small farmers they were designed for?
Many people can no longer afford hospital treatment and medication, and the number of those with medical aid has fallen by a third.
Government, international watchdogs, corporations all swear they're not the ones to blame for the gaping holes in the ground that swallow...
The real revolution is yet to come when it relates to the country’s opioid epidemic.
Zimbabwe’s tight abortion laws aren’t curbing demand, they’re driving them underground — and it’s about to get worse.
Half a litre of Coke contains 10 teaspoons of sugar – almost the entire recommended daily sugar allowance. But fruit juice is as bad.
The government is making female condoms more accessible – and these come with extra benefits.