Health issues in the Eastern Cape were in the spotlight during a stimulating debate between community members, government leaders and health activists and professionals at Brand South Africa’s inaugural Play your Part/Sowetan Dialogue in East London on Wednesday 20 November 2013.
Kass Naidoo’s gsport initiative wants South African sportswomen to gain the recognition they deserve. The organisation believes that more female sporting role models will help more young girls participate, and excel, at sport.
Cycle lanes in Cape Town are being painted green to demarcate them. It's part of the city's bicycle master plan, which includes an expanded network of cycle lanes and bike-sharing, and a healthier public and a healthier environment.
• Exploring bicycle culture in SA
A study at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology has found that rooibos tea has helped to prevent liver damage in rats that had the liver-damaging chemical tert-butyl hydroperoxide. The tea may even reverse some of the damage done to the organ, it was found.
• Rooibos takes the fight to diabetes
The daily commute's congestion, greenhouse gas emissions and frustration can be avoided - all it takes is getting out your car and into the saddle. Cycle Wits is leading the pack in getting cycling to become the public transport of choice.
• Exploring bicycle culture in South Africa