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.
Effective communication strategies will be crucial if scientists want to counter the worrying anti-vaccination trend.
Many of the crime prevention strategies South African President Cyril Ramaphosa proposed have been tried, with few positive results.
Today, universities fulfil many of the science councils' roles at a much lower cost while also training postgraduate students.
How working with limited resources in remote areas helped improve the skills of one healthcare professional.
One of the most potent promoters of Nigeria's cultural soft power is arguably Nollywood.
At the turn of the century, the greatest threats were posed by infectious diseases today, the biggest threats are posed by lifestyle diseases.
South Africa's Competition Commission has delayed the release of the final report of an inquiry into the private healthcare again.
Global experts warn that excessive screen time increases the risk of obesity, low physical fitness, anxiety and depression.
Several locally listed companies still have no female board members while most who do diversify their boards tend to appoint only one female director at a time.