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Friday, 14 October 2011 - 15:57

Winstone Zulu, the first Zambian to live openly with HIV, a brave AIDS activist who rebelled against Thabo Mbeki's AIDS denialism and an outspoken proponent for the rights of people with HIV and TB, died on 12 October 2011.

He was a brave AIDS activist who rebelled against Thabo Mbeki's AIDS denialism

14 October 2011

Winstone Zulu, the first Zambian to live openly with HIV and an outspoken proponent for the rights of people with HIV and TB, died on 12 October 2011. The Treatment Action Group (not to be confused with us, the Treatment Action Campaign)...

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Tuesday, 11 October 2011 - 00:00

On 7 October 2011 judgment was finally delivered for the nine men accused of murdering Zoliswa Nkonyana more than five years ago.  Four were found guilty, while the other five were released.  The case has been characterized by various failures of the criminal justice system in an area overburdened by crime.  Proceedings have been postponed more than forty times, suspects have escaped, evidence has been collected improperly, investigations...

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Wednesday, 14 September 2011 - 00:00

For four years there was no clinic committee at Songonzima clinic near Elandskop in Kwazulu-Natal. As a result, serious service delivery problems at the clinic persisted. Then the Treatment Action Campaign’s (TAC) UMgungundlovu district office got involved – and now things are looking up.

 

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Tuesday, 13 September 2011 - 12:47

Exciting new evidence has demonstrated the potential of antiretroviral medicines (ARVs) to prevent HIV from being sexually transmitted. This TAC briefing explains the evidence and then discusses policy implications.


A TAC Briefing

 
Exciting new evidence has demonstrated the potential of antiretroviral medicines (ARVs) to prevent HIV from being sexually transmitted. This TAC briefing explains the evidence and then discusses policy implications.

 

 

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Tuesday, 13 September 2011 - 12:15

On 20 August 2011, the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) passed a resolution “on the procedure it would follow for the purpose of being consulted by the President of South Africa on the suitability of Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng for appointment as Chief Justice of South Africa”.  In particular, the resolution noted that the JSC would “issue an invitation to the law bodies … and other institutions with an interest in the work of the JSC, to make written submissions”.

6 September 2011

PRESS STATEMENT FROM SECTION27, SONKE GENDER JUSTICE NETWORK, LESBIAN AND GAY...

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