Health

The Sound of a Generation Free of HIV

Babies from around the world sing in perfect harmony and share the sound of a generation free of HIV. Learn how you can help make a difference with Coca-Cola and (RED).


Drastic Reduction In HIV/Aids Related Deaths, Prompts Hospice To Change To Child Care Unit

Local non-profit organization, Cotlands, recently announced its transformation from a hospice in to a childcare unit due to the drastic reduction in HIV/Aids related deaths. This move follows the lauded success of the South African government’s...


Woolworths to reduce number of GM modified products by 50%

In keeping with our commitment to remove or replace ingredients from genetically modified crops in our foods where possible, Woolworths has announced plans to reduce the current number of products containing ingredients derived from genetically...


Cape Town's ARV clubs change lives

The City of Cape Town is pleased with the progress of a City Health initiative to improve service delivery to residents. Since 2011, City Health, in partnership with the Western Cape Government’s Department of Health and the Institute for He ...


White Rose Hospice in Mpumalanga to look after the terminally ill

White Rose Hospice in Mpumalanga is proud to continue to deliver outstanding service to its vast community.


Source: The Good News
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Robert Sobukwe's dream unrealised, 21 years into democracy

Friday at 15:08, SAST

Robert Sobukwe died 37 years ago today. His dream of economic emancipation remains unrealised, with half of the population still living in poverty.


Protesting teen killed, allegedly by police

Friday at 13:09, SAST

Lucas Lebyane was shot when protesters demanded that the Bushbuckridge local municipality provide them with water.


Source: Mail & Guardian Online
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World

Tributes paid to murdered Nemtsov

Yesterday at 21:39, SAST

Thousands of Russians light candles and lay flowers for Boris Nemtsov, as speculation grows over the motive for the murder of President Putin's critic.


Mass anti-immigration rally in Rome

Yesterday at 22:09, SAST

Thousands of supporters of Italy's Northern League, led by Matteo Salvini, pour into Rome for a rally against immigration and PM Matteo Renzi's rule.


Source: BBC News
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Africa

Rwanda: Singer Convicted of Plot to Kill President

Yesterday at 09:41, SAST

[Deutsche Welle]A court has sentenced popular singer and composer Kizito Mihigo to ten years for conspiring against the government, including plans to assassinate President Paul Kagame. Mihigo has pleaded guilty to the charges.


Egypt: Scores Jailed for Anti-Islamic Protest

Yesterday at 21:04, SAST

[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -A Cairo misdemeanour court sentenced on Saturday 168 defendants to two years in prison for taking part in protests against an anti-Islamic film in September 2012.


Source: All Africa
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