Left with little choice, many women turn to illegal abortionists to terminate their pregnancies.
Patients were no longer infectious after just two months of treatment — faster than almost all drugs ever recorded.
Outreach workers say the practice making headlines isn’t as widespread as it’s been made out to be as they rush to prevent more from trying it.
We speak to a young, black woman who is infertile about the stigma she faces in her community.
Find out which departments need to step up to make free pads a reality for people who menstruate.
South Africa is one of just 23 countries globally that supports HIV self-testing. Find out how to take an HIV test at home.
An economist and former central bank governor, Mahamudu Bawumia, was sworn in as vice president.
Africa’s megacities absorb a significant share of national populations.
Lack of industry confidence may be the biggest challenge for young female entrepreneurs.
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Significant links connect racial science in colonial southern Africa with the holocaust of the European Jews.
US President Donald Trump stamped his inaugural speech with the promise of ‘America First’ – a slogan with an ominous past.
A series of educational events are being planned for this month's solar eclipse
Owners of businesses that rely on the internet say they are struggling and some have even closed shop.
In 2016 alone, there were 60 arrests of Kenyan citizens and journalists, many of which were due to posts on social media