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The passing of music giant Joseph Shabalala rests heavy on South African hearts - he told the story of black migrants within the apartheid system in a way no-one else did - and achieved global fame.
The pain of being out of work is hard to bear for many South Africans.
Unemployed people in South Africa suffer acute distress and more needs to be done to give them social support.
Cardiac rehabilitation is not available in many African countries and the way forward may be to focus on patients rather than specific diseases.
The number of users is likely to grow and there are health risks, so now is the time to act.
Opium played a fascinating role in southern African colonial politics, conﬂict and social change - from the poppy fields of Mozambique to the early days of Johannesburg city.
From colonial poppy fields to pharmatrash, southern Africa offers a fascinating history of drug regimes – one that helps us make sense of drug policies and legislation today.
The digital economy includes small holder farmers being able to access finance on a mobile device without having to go to a bank.
The digital economy will, soon, become the ordinary economy as the uptake - and application - of digital technologies in every sector in the world grows.
Children with autism have a great burden of dental caries.
Behaviours such as head banging, picking at the lips and chewing on harmful objects like stones make children with autism more likely to have dental health problems.
South Africa’s deep structural poverty is part of the explanation for injuries to children.
The causes of injuries to children are often linked to the circumstances in which people live.
Tumour cells under a microscope labelled with fluorescent molecules.
There is a need to move from conventional cancer treatments to more targeted and personalised therapies.
In Eswatini, Botswana, South Africa and Lesotho more than 1 in 5 children are HIV-exposed but uninfected. A coordinated strategy is needed to ensure all children reach their developmental potential.
Legislation as well as academic research governance bodies have failed to safeguard the rights of participants from Africa in genomics research.
A beader in Botswana strings ostrich eggshell beads.
A survey of San ostrich eggshell beads - a common find at archaeological sites - paints a bigger picture of hunter-gatherers, herders and shifting cultural tradition.
Detail from a poster for the Codesa talks.
A retrospective exhibition displays the key works from the life and times of activist and artist Judy Seidman. She has used political posters as a galvanising force in the fight against injustice.
There are lots of burning issues raised by the business rescue that haven't yet been tested in South Africa. Many will no doubt land in the courts.
Cyril Ramaphosa is president of South Africa as well as president of the governing African National Congress. The party has scuppered coalition building at local government level.
Coalitions work best when parties in the partnership are aligned politically.
In India, dark skin is often associated with poverty, partially due to the hierarchichal caste system.
For migrants, prejudice can be a life and death matter. Research in India and South Africa shows life is considerably harder if migrants have a darker skin and come from a poorer country.
The United States may violate the World Trade Organisation rules if it punishes South Africa for adopting a new copyright bill, explain two US trade experts.
Ugandan opposition politician Bobi Wine takes a selfie with Zimbabwe’s opposition leader Nelson Chamisa
Bobi Wine in Uganda does it; so do the Economic Freedom Fighters in South Africa. The red beret is worn to signify the revolutionary. Its power lies in a symbolism that combines art and politics.
Johannesburg: one of three South African cities in which coalitions have collapsed.
Successful coalition governance ultimately depends on political maturity and the ability to govern across divisions.