Child Mortality

This president is putting his money where is mouth is when it comes to an NHI

Mali joins the ranks of countries such as Sierra Leone, South Africa & Burkina Faso to provide free healthcare to moms and tots.

Seven charts that show the world is actually becoming a better place

A look at key data shows that the world is much better off today than ever before in history

Hunger is still killing South Africa’s children

The state needs civil society to help to combat malnutrition, which stunts children’s potential

SA’s healthcare system in shabby state

Disease and death flourish while the number of doctors diminishes and the cost of health remains under the microscope, writes Shoks Mnisi Mzolo.

Child mortality drops but still high

According to a Unicef report, South Africa has reduced its child mortality rate from 60 deaths per every 1 000 live births in 1990 to 41 in 2015.

Niger leads the world in child mortality reduction rates

Nongovernmental groups say Niger is the top country that managed to reduce its child mortality rates since 1990.

Motsoaledi: Promote breast-feeding by restricting formula

SA must "reposition, protect and support breast-feeding" -- even restrict baby formula -- to combat child mortality, says SA's health minister.

‘We are failing our children’

SA is one of 12 countries that has failed to reduce child mortality since 1990, according to the 2009/10 SA Child Gauge, released on Tuesday.

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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