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The booze ban is back: How many hospital beds will it save?

Some South Africans are making a lot of noise about the ban on alcohol sales during the country's COVID-19 response. So why did the country go dry? Take a look at the numbers behind the decision.
Want to write a story people won’t forget? [WATCH] thisvideo

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

When it comes to weaving a good yarn, the devil really is in the detail.
#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 - 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.
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Wheelchairs of thunder: Races with a difference

Every year the folks over at Madwaleni Hospital host The Rolling Hills Races for people living with disabilities.

The COVID-19 lockdown has bought South Africa time, but the country is unlikely to...

Scientists say it's likely that South Africa's decision to embark on a national lockdown early in its Covid-19 outbreak turned...
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Former Tshwane DA councillor’s damning COVID-19 voice note: ‘Don’t get mad at me when...

Former ward counsillor Shaun Wilkinson has told residents to stop handing out food to the homeless after he mistakenly blamed the death of a child from diarrheal disease on a man searching for food in a bin. Experts say Wilkinson’s comments are abhorrent and demonstrate dangerously little knowledge of how disease actually spreads.
Infertility and tradition: 'Society thinks having children is your womanhood'video

Infertility and tradition: ‘Society thinks having children is your womanhood’

We speak to a young, black woman who is infertile about the stigma she faces in her community.
[WATCH] Cancer care crisis in KwaZulu-Natalvideo

[WATCH] Cancer care crisis in KwaZulu-Natal

Find out why cancer care in KwaZulu-Natal is on the brink of collapse.
'Bluetoothing': Is this drug fad really happening in South Africa?video

‘Bluetoothing’: Is this drug fad really happening in South Africa?

Pictures of drug users injecting themselves with the blood of others have gone viral in SA.
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The fierce & fearless glow up: ‘Screw it, I’m going to wear heels and...

Growing up wasn’t easy for Miss Jasmine Rose Juicy, a transgender woman from the Eastern Cape. But nothing could stand in...

[WATCH LIVE] What you need to know about SA’s new HIV drug

Tomorrow, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize is expected to announce the rollout of a new blockbuster HIV drug called dolutegravir. But the...
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ICYMI: Here’s what South Africa’s level 2 lockdown will look like

Following President Cyril Ramaphosa address to the nation on Saturday, 15 August 2020, the National Coronavirus Command Council will brief the media on the regulations as South Africa moves to level two of its national lockdown for COVID-19.
Does mixing sex and alcohol make it easier to get HIV?video

Does mixing sex and alcohol make it easier to get HIV?

How does your drinking affect your sex life? And can HIV infection be linked to alcohol consumption? Mia Malan gives you the facts.
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Masks, taxis and fear: How COVID-19 has changed township life

The novel coronavirus has swept through Khayelitsha in the Western Cape — and so has the fear of contracting it.
Pollsmoor Remand: "They treated us like animals"video

Pollsmoor Remand: “They treated us like animals”

Former detainees tell of being denied chronic medication and contracting diseases like TB while incarcerated in the overcrowded Cape Town facility.