WATCH: Zweli Mkhize presents the health budget and the National Health Insurance Bill

Mkhize's inaugural budget speech is expected to focus on the National Health Insurance Bill. The legislation, approved by Cabinet, is expected...
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#HowWeWork: What’s it like to run a health journalism centre? Ask Mia Malan

Meet the woman who started Bhekisisa way back in 2013. Killer narrative feature writer and donor-funded journalism extraordinaire.
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[Watch it again] Why TB and HIV deaths may increase during COVID-19

What will happen to HIV and TB under COVID-19? Our editor-in-chief Mia Malan spoke to an excellent panel to answer this question.
'I became a bully because my dad abused my mom'video

‘I became a bully because my dad abused my mom’

Why do children bully? We look at some of the factors that lead to this behaviour.
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.
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[VIDEO] Why spanking your children is bad for them

Think spanking your kid is harmless and plan on ignoring last month's Constitutional Court ruling banning corporal punishment at home? You...
For better or worse: Tales of love and loss from post-Ebola Sierra Leonevideo

For better or worse: Tales of love and loss from post-Ebola Sierra Leone

Ebola tore into the fabric of family life, and the relationships that bind them. These are two similar stories, with very different endings.
Sangoma: Why I take ARVsvideo

Sangoma: Why I take ARVs

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.
Heroin withdrawals: Could this drug be the answer?video

Heroin withdrawals: Could this drug be the answer?

Programmes letting people swap illegal highs for medications are popping up all over the country. Here’s how they work.
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Coronavirus cases top 1 300 as country heads towards massive screening campaign

President Cyril Ramaphosa will today, Monday, 30 March 2020, address the nation on the measures currently being undertaken to contain the...
Behind the tragic stories we covervideo

Behind the tragic stories we cover

Ever wondered how journalists report on such horrific stories? Ina Skosana explains the process.
How our app helps Diepsloot women survive rapevideo

How our app helps Diepsloot women survive rape

Want to know how our new Vimba Helpline works? Watch this video.
This is how a SA toddler died at the #Bosasa-run Lindelavideo

This is how a SA toddler died at the #Bosasa-run Lindela

Find out what you need to know about Bosasa’s alleged corruption in just minutes with our Joan van Dyk.
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ICYMI: President Ramaphosa announces social, economic relief measures during COVID-19 outbreak

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to highlight economic and social relief measures for people in South Africa amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
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[WATCH] #Aids2020 study: Dolutegravir doesn’t pose a higher risk for birth defects. Here’s why.

Dolutegravir is part of a three-in-one pill, and unlike other ARVs, can be taken on an empty stomach. Previously, it was thought to hold a risk of birth defects to babies when mothers with HIV fell pregnant while using the drug or used it during the early stages of pregnancy.
Birth control: Which one's best for you?video

Birth control: Which one’s best for you?

Former Bhekisisa reporter, Amy Green, explains what the top five forms of contraception on the continent are, and why.