Police are inadequately trained and social services too poorly resourced to deal with all of the reported cases of child abuse.
Traditional leaders believe new government rules will prevent young men from dying this winter.
Poor people who have fled their countries are expected to pay steep rates for treatment at government hospitals in Gauteng.
A new report shows that almost two-thirds of South Africa's preschoolers are not getting the health and nutrition they need.
Refugees can flee their countries, but they can't escape the trauma of war.
Often sidelined outsiders can now use their cellphones to establish their rights, get answers about general issues and lodge complaints.
Abused women from war-torn countries who have fled to SA for safety often face more maltreatment here.
The HPCSA has parted ways with its CEO, COO and head of legal services in light of damning findings by a ministerial task team.
Wouter Basson, who headed the apartheid government's secret chemical and biological warfare project, has failed in his challenge against the HPCSA.
The majority of incidents took place on social networks but there were also a high number of cases that involved text messages.
The World Health Organisation says more than 200 people have died there since January and that there is a need to ramp up production of vaccines.