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.
March 24, 2014 /
Using new technologies to fight drug-resistant tuberculosis––South Africa's biggest killer.
December 30, 2013 /
One struck pedestrian, two fender-benders and three overturned vehicles: a night with a paramedic in Cape Town.
December 11, 2013 /
While people around the world praised Mandela's legacy of tolerance and reconciliation, African countries still struggle with how to overcome mass killings.
December 10, 2013
Kem Knapp Sawyer, author of "Champion of Freedom: Nelson Mandela," reflects on the man who walked out of prison and left his anger behind.
December 9, 2013
“What will he say? What will Mandela say after 27 years in prison?”
December 5, 2013 /
Roger Thurow reflects on "the serenity of a man resolute in his convictions," a leader who walked to freedom believing that "the right of people to differ from us must be preserved."
March 7, 2013 /
Receiving a disability grant in South Africa can be likened to winning the lottery. HIV positive residents who are poor may be forced to choose between their life and money to feed their families.
February 22, 2013
Planting and maintaining vegetable gardens on school grounds in South Africa was supposed to be a sustainable operation to maintain food security. Unfortunately, it seems to have proven otherwise.
February 12, 2013 /
Ntuthu, an HIV positive mother and activist, doesn’t see the virus as a curse. Her status gives her the opportunity to speak publicly against the inequalities of women with HIV.