SA continuing to negotiate affordable...

South Africa will begin providing a new drug worth hundreds of thousands of rand to patients with drug-resistant TB. The drug will be provided free – for now – as the government continues to try to negotiate for affordable prices. Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi launched a national pilot project Friday to begin providing a new […]

SA may hold key to curing world’...

Tuberculosis (TB) remains the top killer of South Africans, figures from Statistics South Africa show. The World Health Organisation (WHO) says we bear the burden of more than 450000 new cases of TB a year, placing us among the ranks of countries hardest hit by the disease. Almost 20000 people were diagnosed in 2015 with […]

SA may hold key to curing world’...

Tuberculosis (TB) remains the top killer of South Africans, figures from Statistics South Africa show. The World Health Organisation (WHO) says we bear the burden of more than 450000 new cases of TB a year, placing us among the ranks of countries hardest hit by the disease. Almost 20000 people were diagnosed in 2015 with […]

SA may hold key to curing world’...

Tuberculosis (TB) remains the top killer of South Africans, figures from Statistics South Africa show. The World Health Organisation (WHO) says we bear the burden of more than 450000 new cases of TB a year, placing us among the ranks of countries hardest hit by the disease. Almost 20000 people were diagnosed in 2015 with […]

Joe Mafela: A giant of a man

In ’Sgudi ’Snaysi, the handle by which S’dumo often went was imbungulu (parasite), bestowed on him by his archnemesis, the fahfee-playing Louisa. The interesting thing about ’Sgudi ’Snaysi, a comedy series set in a fictional Protea, Soweto house, is one never quite knew what work the principal characters of Sis’ May (Daphne Hlomuka) and Louisa […]

Four killed in attack on symbol of Br...

Four people were killed and 40 injured after being run over and stabbed in a lightning attack at the gates of British democracy attributed by police to “Islamist-related terrorism”. The attack unfolded on Wednesday across Westminster Bridge in the shadow of Big Ben, a towering landmark that draws tourists by the millions and stands over […]

Civil organisations can help, but the...

Why can’t I read this article?This article is considered premium content, which is available to subscribers only during the week of publication under the Mail & Guardian’s content embargo system. It’s our way of showing M&G subscribers that we appreciate their support. How does the content embargo system work? As a reader, you’re able to […]

Why are our schools unsafe for LGBTQI...

LGBTQI+ South Africans face discrimination on a daily basis, despite constitutional protections. Whether they are at school, out shopping for groceries or being denied entry into a restaurant, members of the LGBTQI+ community face discrimination because they don’t fit into accepted views about sexuality and gender identity. At the beginning of March, the principal of […]

ANC gives Lungisa ultimatum to step d...

A defiant Andile Lungisa has until Thursday to resign from his ANC regional leadership position, or face the consequences. Lungisa was recently elected as the chairperson of the ANC in Nelson Mandela Bay, two years after the regional structure was disbanded. The ANC top six have called for his resignation, saying it goes against the […]

Woman in Spur incident explains what ...

Footage of a white man threatening a black woman at Spur’s branch in the Glen shopping mall has gone viral this week and has been greeted with outrage across the country. The Daily Vox spoke to Lebohang Mabuya, a 33-year-old nurse and the woman in the video, about what really happened that day. On Sunday, my […]

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