Hemedti’s stop in Pretoria was part of a continent-wide trip to shore up support and gain legitimacy
Public health experts worry an outbreak could be brewing in areas such as Diepsloot and Alexandra, where sewage runs through streets and rivers
State health workers will remain cash-strapped as the government battles to rein in its massive public sector wage bill
Evidence from other countries suggests South Africa could see a drop in rapes and sexually transmitted infections for everyone if the bill goes through
A combination of failures by the municipal, provincial and national government left a hospital in the south of Johannesburg without water and electricity for parts of November
Rural areas struggle to retain senior healthcare professionals, but health workers who grew up in rural towns can plug the gap.
Doctors at Africa’s biggest hospital were left scrambling on Tuesday when they had to work without nurses, admin clerks or service staff. Find out how it played out at Chris Hani Baragwanath
The government is investing in monitoring lead levels in paint
Students from poor rural areas are achieving exceptional pass rates with the help of the Umthombo Youth Development Foundation. Here’s why.
Children who are exposed to lead — found in certain paints and batteries — can face issues ranging from heart problems to violent behaviour as they grow up