Shopping in supermarkets significantly increases body mass index (BMI), and contributes to eating more processed and highly processed foods and less fresh fruit and vegetables, this is according to a recent study.
NORTHERN CAPE – The recent discovery of a foetus dumped in a bin by a Gamagara municipal workers has highlighted the issue of young women failing to access safe abortions at their local clinics and instead choosing other harmful solutions.
A group of Tembisa women, once victims of domestic abuse, have joined together to encourage other victims and help them escape from abusive situations. Marcia Moyana writes that the Women Safety Promoters (WSP) as they call themselves, want to ensure that women from Tembisa who are victims of physical and sexual abuse receive support.
Civil society organisations – enraged by the recent nominations of disgraced politicians Brian Hlongwa and Qedani Mahlangu to the provincial executive committee – have threatened to lead a revolt against the ruling ANC.