Tuberculosis

Changing our world requires insubordination

We need to resist the patriarchy, racism, sexism and capitalist greed that is still prevalent on the globe

UN attacks ‘ghastly’ conditions in Libya migrant detention centres

According to UN figures, some 3 400 migrants and refugees remain detained in Tripoli, which has seen a surge in fighting since early April

Hachimoji DNA: Stirring debate

South African scientists need to develop health technologies that respond to our society’s most pressing needs

This kills more South Africans than any other disease. There’s a new way to stop it

One in four people carry this potentially deadly bug? Now a new shorter treatment can prevent it from making you sick.

A poison by any other name

It is not just the person who drinks alcohol in excess who is harmed; the family suffers too

WATCH: How far is South Africa in the fight against HIV and TB? Find out.

South Africa boasts the world’s largest HIV treatment programme but are provinces ready to take the lead?

Bhekisisa presents: From paper to provinces — tracking SA’s HIV/TB plan

#TrackingTheNSP: Ahead of World Aids Day, hear just how far provinces have come putting the national plan into practice.

Why this legal drug may put you at risk for a killer infectious disease

That tot or two might be putting you at risk for...an infectious disease? Find out what you need to know.

Showdown: SA takes on the US for cheaper drugs

When the US went to bat for Big Pharma in the fight against this killer disease, South Africa wasn’t having any of it. Here’s what happened next.

SA experimental TB vaccine is the first in almost a century to slash new TB cases

Scroll down to read the latest trial results as part of our live blog from the UN's recent high level meeting on TB

What to expect from the world’s first high-level UN meeting on TB

Ramaphosa and Motsoaledi are expected to draw high praise at a UN meeting this week. Find out why.

How South Africa convinced the world to take TB seriously

Heads of state discussed one of the world's biggest killers in New York this week — and it was Aaron Motsoaledi who got them together.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it