Why preventing TB could be as easy as 1, 2, 3HP

In April, South Africa is expected to roll out a new and easier way to prevent the leading cause of natural death in the country to four districts. Find out what you need to know.

Men, booze and rape: What’s the link?

Studies show that there is a strong link between sexual violence and alcohol abuse. Mia Malan explains.
Cyril Ramaphosa lockdown coronavirusvideo

Ramaphosa: COVID-19 lockdown regulations to ease on 1 May but it’s not business as...

South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, addresses the nation on the measures to be taken to re-open the country and move beyond the nation-wide lockdown.

A letter to my HIV: ‘Because of you…’

It took her parents, it changed the way she saw herself at times, it reaffirmed her purpose in life ... then...
[WATCH] What is compelled rape?video

[WATCH] What is compelled rape?

Sonke Gender Justice's Ariane Nevin explains the difference between rape and compelled rape and how the law treats it.
Premier David Makhura

Gauteng homeless to shelter at schools during lockdown, school holidays may be scrapped

With more than 300 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus, Gauteng continues to be the epicentre of the country's outbreak. Find...
Want to influence policy? Here’s how to write an op-edvideo

Want to influence policy? Here’s how to write an op-ed

Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan gives tips on how to write health comment pieces without putting your reader to sleep.
Why you should care about SA's new border detention centresvideo

Why you should care about SA’s new border detention centres

Civil society organisations warn that these centres could put migrants’ rights and health at risk. Joan van Dyk explains.
[WATCH] Would you use reusable pads?video

[WATCH] Would you use reusable pads?

Reusable pads are cheaper and better for the environment, but are you willing to try them?

[WATCH] Who will pay for the NHI — will it work like your medical...

Just like your medical scheme, the National Health Insurance scheme will buy health services on your behalf. But in new ways....
[VIDEO] How to clear your fridge of listeriavideo

[VIDEO] How to clear your fridge of listeria

Joan van Dyk tells you what to bin and how in under two minutes.

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...

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...

Are there really HIV drugs in nyaope?

We did a little digging and asked the questions you really want to know: Like can HIV medication really get you...

[WATCH] In Marikana’s shadow, sexual violence is no stranger. Meet the men taking a...

In Marikana, distance from clinics prevents victims from getting medical assistance. But this all-male crew are bridging the gaps.
#AIDS2016: Pop-up radio booth gives voice to youth from across Africavideo

#AIDS2016: Pop-up radio booth gives voice to youth from across Africa

The Children's Radio Foundation has brought youth from Tanzania, Zambia and others to broadcast live on issues that matter to young people.