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3 December, 2015
Thuliswa Sontsele, a social worker at South Coast Hospice, says dealing with people infected with HIV/AIDS is a difficult job. Sontsele says they work tirelessly in educating people about the importance of taking medication and to adhere to the treatment.
2 December, 2015
Japan has provided a grant-contract of around K9.5 million for two of its non-governmental organisations operating in the health sector in Zambia.
2 December, 2015
South Africa is among six countries where over half the world's adolescents living with HIV can be found.  
30 November, 2015
Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has urged South Africans to continue to test for HIV in order to achieve an AIDS-free generation ahead of the World AIDS Day (1 December).
30 November, 2015
The South African government appears to have done an about-turn on its position on the United Nations resolution on the protection of human rights defenders after voting against it last week, it now says it will support the resolution when the matter is referred to the General Assembly.
30 November, 2015
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) will serve its preliminary report on king Goodwill Zwelithini regarding its investigation into alleged xenophobic statements he made about foreigners in South Africa.  
30 November, 2015
South Africa - along with 13 other countries including North Korea, Sudan, Syria, China, Russia and Zimbabwe – has voted against adopting a resolution that would recognise threats against defenders of human rights.  
30 November, 2015
The United Nations has urged countries to ‘break the AIDS epidemic’ by doubling the number of people receiving HIV treatment within the next five years.  
30 November, 2015
Commemorating International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, executive director of United Nations Women, says their focus in the year ahead will be on preventing gender-based violence before it happens.  
30 November, 2015
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says that the number of child brides in Africa will be more than double by 2050 if current trends persist because of rapid population growth and limited social change.  
24 November, 2015
Botswana’s Minister of Labour and Home Affairs, Edwin Batshu, says the government appreciates the role played by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in augmenting efforts to develop the disadvantaged and marginalised countrymen.
24 November, 2015
Amnesty International says that Angolan President, José Eduardo dos Santos’s tightening stranglehold on freedom of expression in Angola and his government’s decades of fear and repression will cast an indelible stain on the 40th anniversary of the country’s independence.
24 November, 2015
Amnesty International says that Angolan President, José Eduardo dos Santos’s tightening stranglehold on freedom of expression in Angola and his government’s decades of fear and repression will cast an indelible stain on the 40th anniversary of the country’s independence.
24 November, 2015
Katrina Charles says that over the last 15 years, 68 million people gained access to improved sanitation in urban areas in sub-Saharan Africa.
24 November, 2015
The World Bank says tuberculosis (TB) in the mining sector in Southern Africa has reached crisis proportions and needs all relevant stakeholders to work together.

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