Adri Kotze

@VryeWeekblad. Journalist. Rewriter. Adri Kotze has over 422 followers on Twitter.

Old birth rites, new ways

When bringing a new life into the world risks taking another, even old traditions have to adopt new ways.

Obesity: Is eating slap tjips as bad as smoking?

For millennials, it ain't looking good, but are hard-hitting campaigns just fat-shaming and counterproductive?

‘No sex, no coffee, no ARVs’: Former president’s quackery could land him in court

Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh will be the first African head of state to be tried for violating the rights of HIV-positive people.

Local is lekker: This African innovation could save hundreds of babies each year

Every year, hundreds of thousands of children die gasping for air. This could help to change that.

These hospitals have become a home away from home in the Maasai’s fight against TB

When TB strikes, the fight to live can come at the cost of a way of life for the country's nomads. This could help ease the pain.

#LifeEsidimeni: What will the Gauteng government be forced to pay?

The families of the nearly 150 mental health patients who died in the Life Esidimeni tragedy will know today how much they will be compensated.

What do your period and bananas have in common? Find out

In Rwanda, schoolgirls can now buy locally produced, cheaper sanitary towels

‘For goodness sake, if that’s how things are run … God help us all’

Gauteng Premier David Makhura claims he didn't know #LifeEsidimeni patients would be transferred to the care of NGOs. Perhaps he just didn't listen.

#LifeEsidimeni: Qedani Mahlangu’s ego and the death of 143 patients

The former Health MEC claims her subordinates withheld information from her. But she’s being accused 
of misleading the legislature.

#LifeEsidimeni: Did Qedani Mahlangu send patients to their deaths for political gain?

The former Gauteng Health MEC is expected to take the stand on Monday when she will finally face irate families who are tired of waiting for answers.

‘I told them I had a miscarriage. But the nurses knew what had really happened’

Go inside the international network of women willing to break the law to give people access to termination of pregnancy services.

Go inside the trucker craze fuelling a blackmarket in dangerous ‘sex enhancers’

The products themselves could be dangerous and are likely to encourage high-risk sexual behaviour.

Press Releases

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

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