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Scientists confirm what women always knew: Men really are the weaker sex
Scientists confirm what women always knew: Men really are the weaker sex
Women are more likely than men to survive in times of famine and epidemics, research published in the Journal of Proceedings of the National...
'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.
No money for #LifeEsidimeni, but millions for consultants
No money for #LifeEsidimeni, but millions for consultants
The Gauteng health department spent tens of millions of rands on consultants —including the controversial McKinsey & Company firm —...
#LifeEsidimeni: Five of the most unbelievable things Qedani Mahlangu said
#LifeEsidimeni: Five of the most unbelievable things Qedani Mahlangu said
The woman who said she was trained to “detonate a hand grenade and dismantle an AK-47” as an anti-apartheid activist proved she was as adept at...
#LifeEsidimeni: Did Mahlangu keep David Makhura in the dark?
#LifeEsidimeni: Did Mahlangu keep David Makhura in the dark?
When she stepped into the packed white tent pitched in the parking lot of an old Parktown mansion turned conference centre, the room erupted into a...
#LifeEsidimeni:  What Qedani Mahlangu’s testimony may mean for David Makhura
#LifeEsidimeni: What Qedani Mahlangu’s testimony may mean for David Makhura
Former Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu may have withheld information from provincial politicians, including mounting complaints about conditions...
Forced abortions: A new frontier in the war on women's bodies?
Forced abortions: A new frontier in the war on women's bodies?
In December, Nomthandazo Zulu* was excited. She would be welcoming a baby in the new year and, after an earlier miscarriage, was relieved the...
Listeria outbreak: Why your back-to-school lunch box staples may be dangerous
Listeria outbreak: Why your back-to-school lunch box staples may be dangerous
South Africa’s ongoing spate of listeria cases has claimed more than 60 lives in what the World Health Organisation (WHO) is now calling the...
'Now people call me a killer': Abducted at nine to be a girl soldier
'Now people call me a killer': Abducted at nine to be a girl soldier
When Agnes Acayo escaped from the rebel group who had abducted her at the age of nine, she felt overjoyed to be free and back home at last. She had...
Is the rumour mill standing between you and better birth control? Find out.
Is the rumour mill standing between you and better birth control? Find out.
Inserted in about the time it takes to make two-minute noodles, South Africa’s latest contraceptive implant promised to help women avoid unwanted...
ANC looks to axe medical aid tax credits, expand National Health Insurance
ANC looks to axe medical aid tax credits, expand National Health Insurance
Your medical aid tax credits could be back on the chopping block if a decision by the education and health subcommittee of the ANC’s national...

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