At the peak of the Ebola crisis, the government in Sierra Leone implemented a national lockdown. One man used this time to upskill himself.
For six months Bankolay Turay and his sweetheart could only communicate via phone and text as the the Ebola crisis swept across West Africa.
Why do children bully? We look at some of the factors that lead to this behaviour.
Programmes letting people swap illegal highs for medications are popping up all over the country. Here’s how they work.
Time is running out for hundreds of families who may never find the final resting place of loved ones lost to Ebola.
Ahead of the opening of the AIDS Conference, activists marched to draw attention to the 20 million people who still do not have access to treatment.
Me and My is our new podcast series for young women. In our first episode we explore what HPV means for you and your sex life: When should you get your Pap smear and how often? Can you still get vaccinated against HPV as an adult?
Find out why cancer care in KwaZulu-Natal is on the brink of collapse.
For child victims of sexual abuse, testifying in court can be scary and traumatic. Turns out, our furry friends may be able to help. Watch this video and find out more.
President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses South Africa as the country's active coronavirus disease cases surge past 130 000.
If you think shutting down needle exchange programmes will keep your city free of contaminated needles, think again.
TB treatment is available for free in South Africa. But 20% of people are never diagnosed and spread the disease unknowingly.
Television star Debra Messing tells Bhekisisa's Demelza Bush why HIV is close to her heart.
Ben Brown tells Mia Malan about his experience of using a pill that reduces his chances of HIV infection.
Here are three ways to tell whether or not you might be going for an abortion at an illegitimate practitioner.
Kala azar is endemic in parts of South Sudan and affects mostly the poor and disenfranchised. A simple jab could control it, but not in this country.