Is South Africa breeding a nation of abusers and victims? Mia Malan interrogates why sexual violence in the country is so prevalent.
More than 100 cases of the new virus have been reported in South Africa. Find out what you can expect — and how to protect you and your family.
As South Africa's coronavirus lockdown enters its second week, the country will start testing for the new virus in communities. The move is expected to be only one of many South Africa will make in a bid to test tens of thousands for the new coronavirus.
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.
The vaping industry is up in arms because of two new proposed laws. A fight is bound to ensue, but tobacco control is a very particular game. This video will help you get to know the players ahead of public hearings.
Cholera is caused by bacteria that normally comes from the faeces of an infected person. Here’s how you can protect yourself.
As a multimedia reporter, our Yolanda Mdzeke spends a lot of time behind the scenes. She’s often staring at a screen. Watch this video to find out how she gets the job done.
Losing weight is hard. For many people, diets and exercise don't work in the long term. Genetics can also play a role in people’s body weight (and their ability to lose it). In this month’s episode of our television show, Health Beat, we speak to two people who've used the weight loss drug, semaglutide.
Forty-four new National Health Insurance (NHI) positions, based at the national health department head office in Tshwane, will be advertised in the coming weeks and filled by January 2023.
Experts suggest that banning corporal punishment in the home could lead to a less violent society. Joan van Dyk explains.
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.
Sonke Gender Justice's Ariane Nevin explains the difference between rape and compelled rape and how the law treats it.
Over half of all women killed in South Africa are murdered by their partners. Here are stories from two mothers who lost children to gender-based violence in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga — and what could have been done to prevent this abuse.
The causal link between Zika and foetal abnormalities has been confirmed.
When it comes to weaving a good yarn, the devil really is in the detail.
We travelled to the North West for this video, where we spoke to a young mother who fell pregnant when she was 13, but managed to return to school after her pregnancy.