HIV

The workforce that makes our health system work

Ofentse Mboweni

Community health workers need to be supported so that policies can be tangibly effective


How the UN’s new strategy could help development goals in the Eastern Cape

Ra'eesa Pather

In 2015, countries committed to the UN's sustainable development goals in an effort to end, for example, poverty, hunger and inequality


Did the apartheid government inject black people with HIV? We look to science.

This month, the New African boasts a shocking headline: "We deliberately spread Aids in South Africa." Could that be true?


‘I thought I’d breastfeed my baby for a year. That dream was short-lived’

Indira Govender

We tell moms to exclusively breastfeed. But we don’t tell them about all the things that get in the way of that, including depression.


Banned: 'We are doing the president's work: cleansing the community of gays”

Bolu Akindele

It’s been five years since the country prohibited same-sex marriage and LGBTI gatherings, and the climate of fear left in its wake could be deadly.