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No headway in TB hotspot

January 15, 2018       News  

Tuberculosis infections in the Northern Cape have been rising steeply, particularly in the John Taolo Gasetsewe District.

Government urged to ban intersex genital mutilation

January 15, 2018

Three young intersex South Africans have decided to go public with their stories to bring awareness to the plight of intersex infants and children who are still currently receiving unnecessary operations in this country to make their sex characteristics fit the binary of male or female.

Multi million safety project becomes a crime haven

January 12, 2018

A R40-million road upgrade project intended to benefit the people of the Eastern Cape has instead resulted in a massive crime wave in the areas near the N2 highway bridge.

Unpaid grants leave kids in shelters vulnerable

January 11, 2018

Several homes for vulnerable children in Alexandra and the surrounding areas are begging the Department of Social Development to pay them the temporary safety care grant money they are entitled to.

EC men open dialogue against domestic abuse

January 10, 2018

Men of the Eastern Cape are hungry, angry and unless poverty and unemployment are addressed properly, the province will continue to have the highest rape and murder rates in the country along with the lowest employment.

Hundreds of toilets for rural community in Limpopo

January 9, 2018

The provision of 400 toilets for the residents of Mavhunga village, outside Louis Trichard, has brought an end to years of struggle.

Coping with bipolar in a rural community

January 8, 2018

People living with mental health disorders generally struggle to find the correct help and treatment – particularly those living in rural areas.

Joburg gogos use boxing to keep fit

January 8, 2018

A group of grannies from Cosmo City, a township north of Johannesburg, have taken up boxing as a means to keep fit and strong – claiming they feel “powerful and light” after training.