#LifeEsidimeni: What will arbitration mean for the families?

#LifeEsidimeni: What will arbitration mean for the families?

Laura Lopez Gonzalez speaks to Tim Modise about who might be held accountable for the tragedy.
Sex workers: 'We want to own our own brothels'video

Sex workers: ‘We want to own our own brothels’

Sex workers in the country want their profession to be decriminalised so that they can access health services without being discriminated against.
Why is prostate cancer more aggressive in black men?video

Why is prostate cancer more aggressive in black men?

It's not yet known why prostate cancer affects black men worse than their white counterparts, but if you're a black man over 40, get yourself checked.
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Did the apartheid government inject black people with HIV? We look to science.

This month, the New African boasts a shocking headline: "We deliberately spread Aids in South Africa." Could that be true?
#LifeEsidimeni: 'There may still be uncounted bodies in state mortuaries'

#LifeEsidimeni: ‘There may still be uncounted bodies in state mortuaries’

The health ombudsman has found 94 mental health patients died because of state negligence. Laura Lopez Gonzalez tells Mia Malan what happened.
For better or worse: Tales of love and loss from post-Ebola Sierra Leonevideo

For better or worse: Tales of love and loss from post-Ebola Sierra Leone

Ebola tore into the fabric of family life, and the relationships that bind them. These are two similar stories, with very different endings.
The condom showdown: We put government’s new 'love gloves' to the testvideo

The condom showdown: We put government’s new ‘love gloves’ to the test

Government goes head to head with store-bought condoms.
Deconstructing science: What journalists wantvideo

Deconstructing science: What journalists want

Health journalist, Amy Green, headed to Nairobi to sit on a panel that judged how scientists communicate their ideas to the media and the world.
#AIDS2016 - It's a wrap: How medical and social solutions come togethervideo

#AIDS2016 – It’s a wrap: How medical and social solutions come together

As the conference winds down, Mia Malan tells us how medical solutions alone will not help us beat HIV.
Think people should have access to abortion services? Help us make it happenvideo

Think people should have access to abortion services? Help us make it happen

Sign up to be part of our survey team and help us check who is providing safe, legal abortions
[LISTEN] What price will Motsoaledi pay for turning against Zuma?

What price will Motsoaledi pay for turning against Zuma?

HIV activist Mark Heywood tells Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan the president and health minister are direct opposites.
Black students in medical schools: Is there a problem?

Black students in medical schools: Is there a problem?

Our Mia Malan speaks to Laura Lopez Gonzalez about the recent allegations of racism at Wits Medical School.
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Are there really HIV drugs in nyaope?

We did a little digging and asked the questions you really want to know: Like can HIV medication really get you...
Football is coming home at last: Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leonevideo

Football is coming home at last: Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone

After almost two years, the nation comes together to watch the national football team play its first match on home turf.
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Baking your way to better: The ABCs of block therapy in the Eastern Cape

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKAn8ix1gP0 With a pinch of salt and a dash of love, these stroke patients are getting better with the help of...

[PODCAST] The art of telling stories that empower readers

In 2016, Bhekisisa started to do solutions journalism. But what is it? "Think Sherlock Holmes or Agatha Christie," David Bornstein...