For six months Bankolay Turay and his sweetheart could only communicate via phone and text as the the Ebola crisis swept across West Africa.
Sex workers in South Africa want their profession decriminalised, a view supported by many medical professionals and civil society organisations.
Government goes head to head with store-bought condoms.
At the peak of the Ebola crisis, the government in Sierra Leone implemented a national lockdown. One man used this time to upskill himself.
How community health workers and data can help South Africa get more TB patients on treatment.
The Swedish model, legalisation, decriminalisation — does the sex work debate leave you confused? Look no further.
South Africa is one of just 23 countries globally that supports HIV self-testing. Find out how to take an HIV test at home.
Men who have sex with men can now take PrEP before and after sex and be protected from HIV. Here's how it works.
Bhekisisa is expanding. We will tell Africa’s health stories and focus on solutions-based health journalism. Find out more here.
After almost two years, the nation comes together to watch the national football team play its first match on home turf.
Did you know that anyone hailing from SADC has the right to be treated just like a South African?
Bleeding every month is a costly affair. Pads and tampons cost a person R40 000 in their lifetime. Here's a way to get round the price.
Studies show that there is a strong link between sexual violence and alcohol abuse. Mia Malan explains.
Here are three ways to tell whether or not you might be going for an abortion at an illegitimate practitioner.
Nomthandazo* thought her and her partner were happily expecting their first baby together. She was wrong.
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.