August 17, 2014 /
Economic Freedom Fighters seek to redraw South Africa's political landscape.
August 15, 2014 /
Two years ago, 34 striking miners in South Africa were shot dead by security forces. The cover-up was a national scandal. But do this summer’s wage protests herald a major force for change?
August 14, 2014
In South Africa's poorest mining communities, fury at the political class is mounting.
July 18, 2014 /
South Africa faces an increasing battle against drug-resistant tuberculosis and reducing transmission is becoming a key component of disease control. This slideshow explores the problem in Cape Town.
June 2, 2014
Pulitzer Center grantee Meera Senthilingam, in a report for CNN Health, notes that tuberculosis has long been known as a disease of poverty.
June 2, 2014 /
With South African patients carrying drug-resistant TB strains returning to their communities, researchers are turning to other methods of damage control.
May 29, 2014 /
Drug-resistant TB is on the rise, with some strains immune to all major drugs.
April 1, 2014 /
A mother joins a trial in Cape Town to find out her risks of passing her drug-resistant form of tuberculosis on to her daughter.
March 28, 2014 /
What do you when patients with an airborne infectious disease are resistant to all drugs available to them? Hospitals in South Africa have limited resources and now patients are being sent home.
March 24, 2014
Tuberculosis is the leading cause of death in South Africa. Drug resistance is now so strong that patients are sent home to die. However, new drugs are being made available through trials or NGOs.