Right to die: Dying doctor’s testimony to be heard in camera

Lawyers cite patient confidentiality as the reason for barring the media


5 March 2021

Dying man cross-examined in euthanasia case

Ministers oppose bid to change the law


2 March 2021

A dying man makes the case for legalising euthanasia

“My biggest fear is that when my love of life reaches the stage of fearing life, I will not be able to die” says Diethelm Harck


1 March 2021

“Bridge for my sweetheart” washed away

Cement company has been waiting for approval to build this bridge since August 2020


19 February 2021

Applying for grants is a nightmare for early childhood development centres

“People are pulling their hair out because they have no idea how to do it”


12 February 2021

Childcarers paid at last by Social Development

Many early childhood development centres have been starved of funds since March


21 October 2020

Immigrant shop owners ruthlessly exploited by protection rackets

“This is the life we live … If we do not pay, they send nyaope boys to my shop to start a toyi-toyi”


15 October 2020

The “Angels” who open their homes to children in need

These volunteers offer after-school care to hundreds of children


8 October 2020

Meet Plett’s happy dogs

Volunteers feed 250 pets from informal settlements every Saturday


3 September 2020

Street kids lose out as restaurants close

StreetSmart sees massive drop in donations collected through restaurant bills


13 August 2020

“GBV is a pandemic. Do something about it!”

Hundreds protest against violence against women at Parliament


30 June 2020

People who have recovered from Covid-19 say they are stigmatised

“No one visited our house anymore. So we left Port Elizabeth”


12 June 2020

Family left without breadwinner after methanol poisoning deaths

Six men from Masiphumelele died last week after drinking homemade beer they bought


8 June 2020

“A bridge for my sweetheart”

Amos Khumalo built a footbridge for his community in Soweto


5 June 2020

Angry mob parades 18-year-old “thief” through Uitenhage streets

“I beat her by myself instead of the crowd doing it” says father


27 May 2020

School children sell cigarettes to help parents make ends meet

“Selling cigarettes helps buy food for my family,” says 12-year-old


20 May 2020