Why you shouldn't be ashamed of your period

Why you shouldn’t be ashamed of your period

When we are socialised to believe something as natural as menstruation is dirty, those who bleed may feel embarrassed about their period.

[Watch it again] South Africa’s Basic Education Minister’s briefing on reopening schools

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Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, briefed the South African media and public on when South Africa would be ready to reopen schools during our...

COVID EVICTIONS: ‘We’re humans, not pigs’

When a naked Bulelani Qolani was dragged out of his Khayelitsha shack in June, it wasn’t the first eviction residents like him experienced — and it won’t be the last. But where must they go?

ICYMI: SA moves to lockdown level 2, alcohol and tobacco sales unbanned

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Most of the restrictions put in place to curb the spread of the new coronavirus have been lifted. The 10pm to 4am curfew remains. Watch the President’s speech for more details.

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.

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.

ICYMI: Here’s what South Africa’s level 2 lockdown will look like

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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.
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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.
Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone: Gaddafi and the Tripoli Boys gang help Freetown

Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone: Gaddafi and the Tripoli Boys gang help Freetown

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When Ebola hit an overcrowded slum in Freetown people feared the worst. But a gang of unlikely heroes emerged to help the community.
Infertility and tradition: 'Society thinks having children is your womanhood'

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

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We speak to a young, black woman who is infertile about the stigma she faces in her community.
Football is coming home at last: Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone

Football is coming home at last: Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone

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After almost two years, the nation comes together to watch the national football team play its first match on home turf.
You might have TB and not know it

You might have TB and not know it

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TB treatment is available for free in South Africa. But 20% of people are never diagnosed and spread the disease unknowingly.

ICYMI: More than 1.5-million workers to return to work from 1 May

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That includes legal and acconting services, manufacturing, and retail, minister of trade and industry Ebrahim Patel explained. Watch the full briefing below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QV_4utceYxs https://youtu.be/2jblRr_H6mE
[WATCH] Busted: Three myths about drug addiction

[WATCH] Busted: Three myths about drug addiction

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If you think shutting down needle exchange programmes will keep your city free of contaminated needles, think again.