The month of October has been declared as a Mental Health Awareness Month. It is not only about educating the public about mental health but also to reduce the stigma and discrimination that people with mental illness are often subjected to. One in six South Africans suffers from anxiety, depression or substance-abuse problems which does […]
Breast cancer is one of South Africa’s biggest killer diseases. It is increasing daily among South African women and is one of the most common cancers in South Africa. Breast cancer in South Africa is an increasing health problem and it affects women from all ages and races. Breast cancer awareness month is important as […]
The month of October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. It also presents an opportunity to educate people and provide support for breast cancer survivors. In South Africa, breast cancer is one of the most frequent cancers found in women. It is the most prevalent cancer amongst White and Asian women and the second most […]
The President will address the nation at 19h00 this evening, on developments in South Africa’s risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of COVID-19.
In modern times, African cultural practices have come under the spotlight and in particular, practices that have negative social consequences. One of these cultural practices is Ukuthwala – the “kidnapping” of young women by a group of men and forcing them into marriage, usually with older men, without any agreement from the women’s side. The […]