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.
There are at least four ways in which directors can be responsible for reckless or fraudulent trading.
A Zulu household, from an 1895 book called The Colony of Natal: An Official Illustrated Handbook and Railway Guide.
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A new history book shows how entanglements of race, gender, class and sexuality in South Africa flow from the moral contradictions of the settler colonial state.
Large estates in Vietnam were collectivised.
Land reform has always been closely tied to shifts in the wider political economy of countries.
The red gum, or Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh.
Understanding invasive trees' ecology and history is crucial to developing effective management practices.
Distress is normally identified when a company is no longer profitable, when it's not a going concern anymore, when it has major problems.
People affected by xenophobic violence queue prior to being transported back to their countries from Johannesburg, South Africa.
The experiences of non-nationals in South Africa’s public health care system are more complex and varied than implied by the dominant discourse on "medical xenophobia"
A Nigerian child receives a dose of the polio vaccine.
Now is not the time to ease up the prevention effort, or decades of progress could be undone.
HIV-infected and exposed children are vulnerable to vaccine-preventable diseases.
Effective health care interventions are very important for sub-Saharan Africa because the region has a high burden of vaccine-preventable diseases.