[From our archives] Is today’s ukuthwala a perversion of an earlier...

The kidnapping of young girls ignores the 'niceties' of a cultural practice.

[From our archives] ‘God make us strong, I beg you, keep...

Mia Malan describes the arduous trek an Eastern Cape woman had to undertake to get medical attention for her sick grandson.

Government bans ‘unsafe’ baby bottles

A controversial plastic additive is said to affect foetuses and increase the risk of breast cancer.

NHI: History repeats itself

Universal healthcare schemes traditionally have been met with fierce opposition.

[From our archives] ‘I saw the world through the blurry lens...

With the severe effects of the habit on the unborn child now widely known, why do pregnant mothers refuse to give up?

Dying in the line of duty

The murder of an Mpumalanga doctor on duty has exposed the lax security at public hospitals.

Bianca learns to Beat It

An eighth-grade teenager shows how funky and strong her fight against a four-letter word is. Mia Malan reports.

Manto’s last wish

Manto Tshabalala-Msimang hoped to polish her legacy, but in the end she will be remembered for her Aids stance.

Death in the Free State

People in need of treatment are dying because hospitals are desperate for funds, writes Mia Malan.

Cape doc tipped for health post

Western Cape health director general Craig Househam is widely tipped to take over the running of the National Department of Health.