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Youth mythbusters needed to curb the viral threat to public health communications

Because most fake news is spread on social media where young people feel comfortable, the government should ask for their help

Eusebius McKaiser: Why a total ban on selling alcohol is irrational

At the heart of the body’s challenge of the lockdown alcohol sales ban, is the question of whether a total ban achieves the purpose of flattening the coronavirus curve

​Restoring dignity: a case of social development

Packs handed out at schools help to ease the stress of attaining a good matric pass

This country figured out how to stop teen substance abuse, so why has no one else?

Find out which nordic nation radically cut teenage smoking, drinking and drug use and how they did it.

They suffer the cruelty of our care

SA society continues to betray traumatised young women who spiral into a life of drugs and abuse.

In Makhado, the cat’s in the cradle

'Cat' or 'intash' joins tik and nyaope in the playground as dealers target bored children.

Govt eyes overhaul of alcohol industry

If the government gets its way, the alcohol industry could be in for a massive overhaul.

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Koko maintains he had no idea he was exchanging emails with a man likely to be Salim Essa

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