[From our archives] The condom showdown: We put government’s new ‘love gloves’ to the test

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After complaints about the strong latex smell of the South African government’s “Choice” condoms, the department of health re-branded its free range of male “rubbers”. Focus group testing and research led the department to debut Max – a new line of male condoms – in a range of scents and colours. 

How does Max stack up against name brand condoms? Bhekisisa and Mail and Guardian staff find out in this short video.

[Note this article was originally published on 15 August 2016]

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Dylan Bush
Dylan Bush
Dylan Bush is the senior multimedia reporter for Bhekisisa, the Mail & Guardians health journalism centre. A campaigner for social justice, Bush believes the world is not for sale and is passionate about exposing human rights violations in Southern Africa.
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Bhekisisa Team
Health features and news from across Africa by Bhekisisa, the Mail & Guardian's health journalism centre.

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