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Kristen van Schie

Kristen van Schie

    Anyone can catch this drug-resistant bug. Surviving treatment is another story.
    Anyone can catch this drug-resistant bug. Surviving treatment is another story.
    Dalene von Delft poured a glass of water and steadied herself. She could do this, she told herself, looking at the three yellow pills in her hand...
    The Kigali paradox: How did Rwanda's capital become Africa's cleanest city?
    The Kigali paradox: How did Rwanda's capital become Africa's cleanest city?
    At first glimpse, Rwanda’s capital is a model African city: clean, organised, beautiful. But behind the gleaming facade, not all is well...
    Why it took science 25 years to see whether this birth control increased HIV risk
    Why it took science 25 years to see whether this birth control increased HIV risk
    For more than a decade, obstetrician Coceka Mnyani’s conversations with her patients followed a script. 
    Panic and blame as Cape Town braces for water shut-off
    Panic and blame as Cape Town braces for water shut-off
    For some residents of drought-stricken Cape Town, the prospect of the taps running dry is almost too much to bear.
    How to tell your child you have HIV
    How to tell your child you have HIV
    Nokuthula* called her eldest daughter into her bedroom.
    Is DIY HIV testing the latest Cape Town trend?
    Is DIY HIV testing the latest Cape Town trend?
    The trick, says Ann Moore as she pulls the small white stick from the plastic packaging, is not just to swab the gums but to scrape them.
    Pistorius release: Parole board to decide
    Pistorius release: Parole board to decide
    A South African parole board is due to meet Monday to determine whether Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius should be placed under correctional...
    Lesotho prime minister takes early lead in poll
    Lesotho prime minister takes early lead in poll
    The results of Lesotho's snap election following an alleged coup attempt last year trickled in slowly on Sunday, with Prime Minister Thomas...
    Vote counting begins after snap election in Lesotho
    Vote counting begins after snap election in Lesotho
    Vote counting was underway in Lesotho, following a snap election aimed at resolving a political crisis triggered by an alleged coup bid.