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

#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.
'I became a bully because my dad abused my mom'

‘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.

Smoking vs vaping: Which one is worse?

Is vaping really safer than smoking? Take a look at what we really know about the recent craze some say could...
#AIDS2016: How can HIV self-testing benefit those living in rural areas?

#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.

[Watch it again] Health minister briefing on COVID-19 plans for level 3 lockdown

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize, joined by members of the Ministerial Advisory Committee, senior officials from the Department of Health and the leadership of Health Entities including SAHPRA, NHLS and NICD will hold a press briefing on COVID-19 health interventions ahead of the country’s move to alert level three.
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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New lockdown laws: Informal food traders will open, COVID-19 close contacts traced with cellphones

Plus, if you're going to a funeral, you can move between provinces with your close family members. No, you still...

‘We fight over water’: Go inside this Mpumalanga community’s ongoing struggle to access basic...

Residents of Masakhane in eMalahleni have never had running water. Instead they have to use buckets and wheelbarrows to carry water from one of the 33 JoJo tanks in the area. But these tanks are not filled regularly, leaving community members to wonder when they’ll next have access to this basic service.
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Chasing the dragon, stalking a virus: Life, heroin and Tshwane’s needle exchange

This programme is saving heroin users on the streets of Tshwane, one clean needle at a time.
Toeing the line: The children at the Johannesburg Autism School need an organised and constant schedule at school to provide them with a stable

How to tell if your child has autism

What do you do if you suspect your child has autism? We answer these and other questions about the disorder.
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[WATCH IT AGAIN] Ramaphosa: 21 women, children killed in last two weeks

Ramaphosa's address comes just days after a new spate of high-profile murders of women allegedly by their partners.
Understanding the prevalence of rape in Diepsloot

Understanding the prevalence of rape in Diepsloot

The M&G's Mia Malan spent a week in Diepsloot and spoke to rape victims, parents and councillors to understand the high rate of rape in the township.
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#TeamBhekisisa: 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.

Inside Qandu-Qandu: How people in this Khayelitsha settlement are trying to find a place...

After two years, the residents in this settlement are still struggling to access basic services. The almost 5 000 houses in this area do not have access to running water or electricity and have at least 38 people sharing a toilet.
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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.
No healthcare for refugees in SA

No healthcare for refugees in SA

Refugees flee war-torn countries for SA, only to face more heartache and discrimination. Often their only hope lies with civil society.