Universities have both a responsibility and a degree of potential influence on public schooling that set them apart and impose a special duty of leadership.
New research shows that the treatment of drug resistant-TB can be reduced from the current duration of 20 to 24 months to less than a year.
TB outside the lungs accounted for 14% of TB cases recorded globally in 2017.
While the international conservation community unites against the captive breeding of big cats in South Africa, the government stalls.
Wildlife tourism is a million dollar industry, but do we know enough about how wildlife feel about tourists in their habitat?
Why it's important South Africa doesn't ignore sexually transmitted infections.
These programmes allow institutions to claim they're doing something without really tackling the issues that lead students to plagiarise.
Community-based HIV programmes helps improve access to health care.
South Africa, Senegal, Nigeria ... the story seems to be the same.
South Africa needs to continue public awareness campaigns to reduce excessive salt intake to protect cardiovascular health.
Fast-food outlets outnumber health food stores in South Africa's Gauteng province.
What a failed megacity project in Johannesburg says about similar ambitious ideas across the continent.
Disinviting a person to speak on a university campus adds up to abandoning freedom and speech.
There's a lot of evidence to suggest South Africa should grow its impact investment market.
Guaranteeing unemployed South Africans a job at the minimum wage would have a range of positive outcomes for the economy.
Religiosity has been associated with lower alcohol, drug use and risky sexual behaviours in young people in the Western Cape.
Evidence suggests that black South Africans can and do save money -- just not for retirement.
South Africa's latest budget was a necessary stop-gap after the ravages of the past decade. But it didn't have ideas that addressed the needs of poor people.
Leaders go in and out of fashion, making statues built in their memory a tricky issue.
STI prevention was largely driven by HIV prevention. With changes in HIV prevention initiatives that don't really take into account other STIs, there's need to refocus STI prevention.