Drugs continue to devastate many lives and the people who use them are caught in a tug-of-war between morality and research. Do the country’s prominent political parties offer policies based on evidence, ideology or simply a lack of understanding?Read More
Author: Pontsho Pilane
As the country heads to the polls, young women and gender non-conforming people feel failed by the governing party and have little hope in its rivals.Read More
While government officials promised results by May, activists say they’ve had to put pressure on officials for any progress to happen.Read More
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The tax on sugary drinks has raised almost R3 billion. Coca-Cola says it has reduced the sugar levels of its drinks range by more than a quarter, irritating those who said the levy wouldn’t cut sugar consumption. But is the profit being used for health promotion? Could political parties rally against it after the election?Read More
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