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Want to write a story people won’t forget? [WATCH] this

Want to write a story people won’t forget? Watch this video

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When it comes to weaving a good yarn, the devil really is in the detail.
Caesarean section or vaginal birth

Caesarean section or vaginal birth, which is best for you?

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Pontsho Pilane explains why women may choose a Caesarean section over a vaginal birth, especially in the private sector.
E-cigarettes: Gimmick or healthier choice?

E-cigarettes: Gimmick or healthier choice?

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E-cigarettes are taking SA by storm, but are they really better than tobacco products? Michelle Solomon talks about her vaping experience.
Silicosis: A tragic history of rights violations

Silicosis: A tragic history of rights violations

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Courts ruled for compensation for gold miners affected by silicosis, but what about the impact years of caring for the sick had on women and children?
Sex workers: 'We want to own our own brothels'

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

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Sex workers in the country want their profession to be decriminalised so that they can access health services without being discriminated against.
Bhekisisa: Why we’re here

Bhekisisa: Why we’re here

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Bhekisisa is expanding. We will tell Africa’s health stories and focus on solutions-based health journalism. Find out more here.
Mobile tech: A malaria-fighting secret weapon for Africa?

Mobile tech: A malaria-fighting secret weapon for Africa?

Is mobile technology the malaria-fighting secret weapon Africa’s been waiting for?
[LISTEN] What price will Motsoaledi pay for turning against Zuma?

What price will Motsoaledi pay for turning against Zuma?

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HIV activist Mark Heywood tells Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan the president and health minister are direct opposites.
[LISTEN] What can the fight against corruption learn from the Aids struggle?

[LISTEN] What can the fight against corruption learn from the Aids struggle?

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Those most at risk of HIV are still fighting to be heard. But there's a lot we can learn from the fight against HIV.
A 10-year investigation finally fingers Southern African ARV thieves

A 10-year investigation finally fingers Southern African ARV thieves

In the late 2000s, a trio of businessmen smuggled expired ARVs from Africa into Europe and sold them at a 4 000% markup. This is why it's news now.
Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone: Gaddafi and the Tripoli Boys gang help Freetown

Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone: Gaddafi and the Tripoli Boys gang help Freetown

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When Ebola hit an overcrowded slum in Freetown people feared the worst. But a gang of unlikely heroes emerged to help the community.
How our app helps Diepsloot women survive rape

How our app helps Diepsloot women survive rape

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Want to know how our new Vimba Helpline works? Watch this video.
Why you should play with your children

Why you should play with your children

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Playtime isn't just about fun and games - find out why it's an important part of young children's development.
#LifeEsidimeni: Inside the arbitration hearings

#LifeEsidimeni: Inside the arbitration hearings

As the hearings continue this week, Laura Lopez Gonzalez speaks to Nelisiwe Msomi about the arbitration process.
Sangoma: Why I take ARVs

Sangoma: Why I take ARVs

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Prudence Mabele, a sangoma and one of the founding members of the TAC, is adamant that ARVs are imperative to the survival of HIV positive people.
Want to influence policy? Here’s how to write an op-ed

Want to influence policy? Here’s how to write an op-ed

Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan gives tips on how to write health comment pieces without putting your reader to sleep.