Cancer Awareness

Comment: Death knell for cancer research

The state has pulled its funding of studies on the disease, retarding progress on a cure.

Angelina Jolie has double mastectomy to reduce chances of cancer

Actress Angelina Jolie says she had undergone a double mastectomy after finding out she had a gene mutation that leads to a higher risk of cancer.

Dogs able to detect lung cancer, study suggests

Dogs are surprisingly adept at sniffing out lung cancer, results from a pilot project in Austria have suggested.

SA Cancer registry not updated for eight years

The cancer register has not been updated for eight years, according to Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.

Movember a bro-ing phenomenon

November has not only brought back facial hair, it has raised millions for cancer research, writes Sam Jones.

Speaking truth to disease

A new speaking book hopes to give the sick access to information and support in their fight against non-communicable diseases.

Eat yourself healthy: your dose of cancer-busting foods

A healthy diet has been touted as an easier way to reduce the risk of falling ill from the the various cancers out there.

Speedos and fishnet stockings for cancer awareness

Hundreds of men wore red fishnet stockings, polka-dot suspenders, rainbow wigs and trucker caps as they ran along Johannesburg's streets for cancer.

New look at cancer causes

Environmental factors may contribute to about 90% of all cancers. Belinda Beresford reports.


The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories