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Bongie Mahlangu started a thriving business despite the Covid pandemic

During the Covid-19 lockdown about 2.9 million people, mostly women, lost their jobs according to the NIDS CRAM survey.

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12 October 2021

How chefs are turning waste into nutritious meals

An organisation called Chefs with Compassion began feeding hungry people during lockdown

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7 October 2021

Where there’s a wool there’s a way: Dolly the sheep bleats the odds

Meet Dolly, the sheep with a prosthetic leg, and her friends.

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30 September 2021

Video: How do we know vaccines work?

And how do we know some medicines don’t?

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22 September 2021

A tale of two prisoners: Juane Jacobs and Jacob Zuma

Juane Jacobs is a prisoner at Leeuwkop in Johannesburg. He is extremely ill but he has been denied medical parole. Are double standards being used to determine who gets medical parole in South African correctional facilities?

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21 September 2021

Not such a dirty business: Two Diepsloot entrepreneurs create jobs from rubbish

Diepsloot in Johannesburg has become a dumping ground for rubbish. Parts of the township look unsightly. But two residents are turning a messy situation into a job-creation opportunity that removes rubbish.

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17 September 2021

How musicians are helping health workers cope with Covid

The Covid-19 pandemic has exhausted health workers. To boost morale, musicians Graham Alexander and Colin September are performing in the hallways of hospitals.

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13 September 2021

Video: Surviving 122 days in Groote Schuur ICU with Covid

Winston Spencer Cogill is full of praise for the staff that saved his life

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7 July 2021

Video: The death of Ishmael Gama at the hands of Gauteng police

More than a year after his death, and months after the police watchdog implicated eight officers in murder, police management has not acted.

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7 July 2021

Video: Horrific footage of flooded Cape Town shacks

A terrible rainstorm in Cape Town has flooded shacks in Kraaifontein.

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1 July 2021

How a truck is helping people in rural areas get registered for vaccination

UNICEF is helping people to register on government’s EVDS system

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10 June 2021

Toy Story: How orgasms helped me heal

In this video Makgosi Letimile explains how she used sex toys to help relieve incontinence

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8 June 2021

Video: The Death of Phindile Ramncwana

A group of police officers in a rural Eastern Cape township were accused of beating a man so badly that they broke his ribs and ruptured his small intestine.

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2 June 2021

Covid-19: What it’s like being a nurse during a pandemic

“We kept getting patients who were already dead”

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2 June 2021

Video: Relief for care-home residents after being vaccinated

“I want to go to my favourite spot, Bloubergstrand, and just sit and look at the ocean, and look at Table Mountain from there. It’s the most wonderful sight in the world.”

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1 June 2021

The game that keeps young people out of gangs

Kalib Missoe runs an after school dominoes club in Belhar, Cape Town

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28 May 2021