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Donna Bryson

SA to treat all HIV-positive babies

South Africa announced ambitious new plans on Tuesday for earlier and expanded treatment for HIV-positive babies and pregnant women.

Diamond watchdog gives Zim time to comply

Investigators for the world's diamond control body say the gems were mined by virtual slaves who had been told to dig or die.

Greenpeace sets sights on South Africa

South Africa can cut its annual greenhouse gas emissions by more than 200-million tonnes by 2050 without sacrificing economic growth, Greenpeace said.

Officials mull Chuene’s future

SA athletics officials will meet this week to discuss the future of their president, who faces calls to go after he admitted to lying.

Moment of pride as Semenya returns to Ga-Masehlong

Caster Semenya's grandmother remembers begging for money from friends and relatives to send the young runner to local athletics track events.

SA rallies behind runner in gender storm

South Africans planned to rally in support of champion Caster Semenya, denouncing questions about whether she should be allowed to compete as a woman.

Financial crisis pounds Africa amid recovery signs

Amid signs the rest of the world may be recovering from the global financial crisis, Africa is still being hammered.

SA on alert for xenophobic violence

Some of the shack dwellers of Jeffsville recently had an idea: Why not stage a march to demand government housing?

Documentary shows emaciated Zimbabwe prisoners

New released images that provide a rare look inside a Zimbabwean prison show emaciated inmates too weak to stand

Zuma humbled by rock-star treatment

At the city's main train station, there was no denying Jacob Zuma can electrify a crowd. Commuters swarmed to snap pictures with cellphones.

Johannesburg a mecca for study of early man

SA's economic hub is the very model of a skyscraping major city. But Johannesburg also is a mecca for those with an interest in the pre-modern.

Tsvangirai steps gingerly into PM role

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai takes the prime minister's oath on Wednesday as part of a power-sharing agreement with President Robert Mugabe.

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