Joan Collins* worked as an intensive care nurse in Cape Town. But that's not the only way she made a living.
For nearly three decades, a thriving sex-trafficking industry has been operating between Nigeria and Italy. Can this woman help break the chain?
Youth delegate at the world Aids conference Phindile Sithole-Spong talks about reclaiming her sexuality after learning she was born with HIV.
Watch the second and final day of the health department and South African Medical Research Council's dialogue as policymakers, researchers and scientists discuss the way forward for the implementation of the country's National Health Insurance scheme.
This programme is saving heroin users on the streets of Tshwane, one clean needle at a time.
Many refugees flee their own war-torn countries to find safety in South Africa. But the country is not the safe haven they think it will be.
Refugees flee war-torn countries for SA, only to face more heartache and discrimination. Often their only hope lies with civil society.
To mark World Rabies Day, here are six things you probably don't know about the disease.
Did you know that anyone hailing from SADC has the right to be treated just like a South African?
Ever wondered how journalists report on such horrific stories? Ina Skosana explains the process.
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.
Here are three ways to tell whether or not you might be going for an abortion at an illegitimate practitioner.
When it comes to weaving a good yarn, the devil really is in the detail.
Leaving home means leaving your friends, family and social support. But it's worse than that.
Pontsho Pilane explains why women may choose a Caesarean section over a vaginal birth, especially in the private sector.
E-cigarettes are taking SA by storm, but are they really better than tobacco products? Michelle Solomon talks about her vaping experience.