There have been many advances made in the prevention and treatment of pneumonia, but providing for people's basic needs can help reduce the disease burden.
As South Africa became an international pariah, it began working in shady ways through even more shady operators, including getting arms from the Soviet Union and China.
South Africa's president has firmly thrown his weight behind the private sector. This could prove significant.
Globally, the scholarly publishing system is in dire need of financial and legislative change.
South Africa's job summit ignored the great chasms that exist on how to create jobs.
The global target to eradicate polio is being missed because a number of countries are struggling to reach high vaccine coverage.
South Africa's finance minister has chosen to walk a tightrope rather than face tough choices about cutting expenditure or raising taxes.
The damage done during the preceding decade will have a negative effect on South Africa's public finances and the economy for some time to come.
Proposed changes to South African labour laws threaten to set back workers rights.
South African editors and journalists failed in their ethical contract with society.
Outbreaks of zoonotic diseases call for a collaborative approach to surveillance.
Extensive decay and gum disease are overlooked and under-researched effects of crystal methamphetamine.
A study finds that there's a gap between the expectation of what university would be like, and the actual experience.
South Africa needs to rethink the role of the informal economy as it mulls over ideas to beat joblessness.
Schools should consider offering mobile learning technology in multiple languages to help pupils learn better in subjects like maths and science
South Africa's jobs summit failed to acknowledge fundamental issues in the approach to development and job creation.
South Africa's new finance minister comes with considerable skills and political finesse needed to steer the country out of its economic quagmire.
Understanding the impact of Apartheid requires looking beyond Nelson Mandela's achievements to the bloody struggles of the African National Congress and international forces prolonging the violence.
Biomass that's been through a torrefaction process could do the same duty as coal, with far less water use and less pollution.
Ramaphosa's stimulus package is more interesting for what it says about the politics of economic decision making than for its likely impact on the economy.