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Adri Kotze

Adri Kotze

    Old birth rites, new ways
    Old birth rites, new ways
    It was 5am when Oluwakemi Junaid’s waters broke. She was rushed to a brown, concreteblock bungalow — known as a “face-me-I-face-you“ in...
    Obesity: Is eating slap tjips as bad as smoking?
    Obesity: Is eating slap tjips as bad as smoking?
    The video features a small white box that looks like a cigarette packet. No pictures, just stark lettering. 
    'No sex, no coffee, no ARVs': Former president's quackery could land him in court
    'No sex, no coffee, no ARVs': Former president's quackery could land him in court
    One by one the patients were called. It was often late at night, and always on a Tuesday or a Thursday.
    Local is lekker: This African innovation could save hundreds of babies each year
    Local is lekker: This African innovation could save hundreds of babies each year
    A minuscule fist has escaped, startled, from under the pink blanket. Damaris Atienogingerly reaches into the clear plastic crib for her baby, whose...
    These hospitals have become a home away from home in the Maasai's fight against TB
    These hospitals have become a home away from home in the Maasai's fight against TB
    She is frail and slight, but Titoia Kisemei has tried to escape at every opportunity in the three months since her husband left her at the...
    #LifeEsidimeni: What will the Gauteng government be forced to pay?
    #LifeEsidimeni: What will the Gauteng government be forced to pay?
    It has been called a tragedy. A calamity. A scandal. But this was no accident, no rash decision made under pressure, no force of nature.
    What do your period and bananas have in common? Find out
    What do your period and bananas have in common? Find out
    Banana plantations stretch as far as the eye can see, covering the rolling hills. At the end of a red dirt track sits a rectangular building with...
    'For goodness sake, if that's how things are run … God help us all'
    'For goodness sake, if that's how things are run … God help us all'
    It has been called a tragedy. A calamity. A scandal. But this was no accident, no rash decision made under pressure, no force of nature.
    'I told them I had a miscarriage. But the nurses knew what had really happened'
    'I told them I had a miscarriage. But the nurses knew what had really happened'
    "Please, please help me. I don't even sleep anymore."
    Go inside the trucker craze fuelling a blackmarket in dangerous 'sex enhancers'
    Go inside the trucker craze fuelling a blackmarket in dangerous 'sex enhancers'
    As office workers scurry home in the lingering light just after sunset in Harare, street vendors raise their sales pitches to prospective customers....