Clean break: One street beggar's story of triumph in post-Ebola Sierra Leonevideo

Clean break: One street beggar’s story of triumph in post-Ebola Sierra Leone

At the peak of the Ebola crisis, the government in Sierra Leone implemented a national lockdown. One man used this time to upskill himself.
Love in the time of Ebola: A story of love and connection in post-Ebola Sierra Leonevideo

Love in the time of Ebola: A story of love and connection in post-Ebola...

For six months Bankolay Turay and his sweetheart could only communicate via phone and text as the the Ebola crisis swept across West Africa.
The condom showdown: We put government’s new 'love gloves' to the test

[From our archives] The condom showdown: We put government’s new ‘love gloves’ to the...

The South African department of health's free condoms go head-to-head with the name brand competition.
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.
#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.
#AIDS2016: Pop-up radio booth gives voice to youth from across Africavideo

#AIDS2016: Pop-up radio booth gives voice to youth from across Africa

The Children's Radio Foundation has brought youth from Tanzania, Zambia and others to broadcast live on issues that matter to young people.
#AIDS2016: How can HIV self-testing benefit those living in rural areas?video

#AIDS2016: How can HIV self-testing benefit those living in rural areas?

HIV self-testing empowers many in rural areas to know their status without having to travel long distances to get to a clinic.
#AIDS2016: Thousands march to demand sufficient global funding and treatment for allvideo

#AIDS2016: Thousands march to demand sufficient global funding and treatment for all

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.
#AIDS2016: Mia Malan tells you what to expect from this year's conferencevideo

#AIDS2016: Mia Malan tells you what to expect from this year’s conference

Bhekisisa's director and editor, Mia Malan, reflects on the last time SA hosted the conference and what to expect from this year's event.
#AIDS2016: Debra Messing on HIV self-testing in Africa and why it's important to hervideo

#AIDS2016: Debra Messing on HIV self-testing in Africa and why it’s important to her

Television star Debra Messing tells Bhekisisa's Demelza Bush why HIV is close to her heart.
[From our archives] 6 things you should know about rabiesvideo

Six things you should know about rabies

To mark World Rabies Day, here are six things you probably don't know about the disease.
Victims of superstition: The dangers of living with albinism in Africavideo

Victims of superstition: The dangers of living with albinism in Africa

People with albinism in Malawi face kidnapping and mutilation because of misguided beliefs that they can bring wealth.
Giving deaf babies the gift of languagevideo

Giving deaf babies the gift of language

Amy Green speaks to Carla Zille, a deaf mentor at Hi Hopes, about the importance of early intervention for the development of language in children.
Silicosis: A tragic history of rights violationsvideo

Silicosis: A tragic history of rights violations

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?
Uncut: Female genital mutilation in Somalilandvideo

Uncut: Female genital mutilation in Somaliland

Women in Somaliland speak out about their experiences of female genital mutilation. One NGO that is working to eliminate this horrific practice.
E-cigarettes: Gimmick or healthier choice?video

E-cigarettes: Gimmick or healthier choice?

E-cigarettes are taking SA by storm, but are they really better than tobacco products? Michelle Solomon talks about her vaping experience.