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Demelza Bush

Demelza Bush

Demelza Bush is the senior multimedia reporter for Bhekisisa, the Mail & Guardian's health journalism centre. A campaigner for social justice, Demelza believes the world is not for sale and is passionate about exposing human rights violations in Southern Africa.
Is your child vaccinated against measles? Here’s why they might need a booster shot
Is your child vaccinated against measles? Here’s why they might need a booster shot
At least 17 cases of measles cases in Gauteng have sparked a 24-day vaccine campaign in the...
[From our archives] The condom showdown: We put government’s new 'love gloves' to the test
[From our archives] The condom showdown: We put government’s new 'love gloves' to the test
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[SLIDESHOW] Sunlight and plastic bottles could be the solution to Kibera's water woes
[SLIDESHOW] Sunlight and plastic bottles could be the solution to Kibera's water woes
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The female orgasm is not a unicorn
The female orgasm is not a unicorn
Google “female orgasm”. I did. I found, in no specific order but all on the first page of results, the following:...
Genderqueer: Existing outside the binary
Genderqueer: Existing outside the binary
When I was five years old, I hid in our spare bathroom and tried to wee standing up. After all, that's how all my friends did it. Except me; I had to...
M&G's 2013 top 10 multimedia
M&G's 2013 top 10 multimedia
We round up our top viewed multimedia of 2013.
The hidden world of torture in South Africa
The hidden world of torture in South Africa
Brandon* squats on his haunches in the early morning sun, which is streaming onto the bald ground of a vacant lot. The hood of his black sweater is...
Documentary exposes lives, loves and fears of black lesbians
Documentary exposes lives, loves and fears of black lesbians
The focus on black lesbians brought about as a result of films -- such as Pariah by Dee Rees and Breaking Out of the Boxes by...
No room to manoeuvre
No room to manoeuvre
ROOM by Emma Donoghue (Picador)