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New study takes a 'deep dive' into brain infections that magnify epilepsy

SA has high rates of epilepsy, with one in every 100 South Africans living with the brain disorder, mainly caused by ...

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WATCH | ‘Just perfect!’ Self-taught farmworker will give you the Ed Sheeran shivers

Growing up in Lesotho, Clement Sphozo knew he had musical talent and used to sing at churches and parties for a small ...

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'We remain sceptical about vaccine certificates' - Cosatu

Cosatu has called for health authorities to take Covid-19 vaccination the people, including townships, informal areas, ...

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3,297 SA schools still have pit toilets, risking the lives of pupils - SAHRC

Pupils from more 3,000 schools from six provinces in the country risk falling into pit toilets every day, while others ...

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South Africa’s TB burden continues to grow as Covid-19 gets all the attention

According to the latest report by an international organisation the Stop TB Partnership, during the coronavirus ...

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Tobacco industry’s interference unstoppable as officials sleep on the job, a new report ...

The government is not doing enough to stop the tobacco industry interfering with policy, the 2021 Tobacco Industry ...

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South Africa’s digital health crashes during Covid-19 pandemic: study

Compared to Kenya, SA ranks lower in e-infrastructure and e-security, but it shows better results in internet ...

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Mandatory vaccinations closer to reality at UCT as senate gives backing

An overwhelming 83% of the UCT's senate voted to make Covid-19 vaccination mandatory from next year - but the ...

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No more skirting around: popular Xhosa wear gets attention from UWC researchers

Bongiwe Hlekiso, a doctoral student at the department of history at UWC, will be able to trace the rich history of the ...

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Cape’s sand Fynbos plant that won’t die

Major habitats of the plant include the endangered Cape Flats Dune Strandveld and the critically endangered Cape Flats ...