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Mbeki comments on the South Sudan crisis, urges reconciliation

Former president Thabo Mbeki was the African Union’s chief mediator in the conflict in Sudan that led to the creation of South Sudan in 2011.

Comment: Safer, due to unforeskinned circumstances

Voluntary male circumcision has made huge strides in reducing the rate of HIV infections.

Questionable dealings of connected men

Three Botswana presidents all appear to have turned political power into personal advantage.

Mogae would not stick his neck out for gays

Former Botswana president Festus Mogae has admitted that while in office he put his political career ahead of gay rights.

Aids epidemic slowing, says UN

Signs that work on preventing the spread of HIV is bearing fruit were highlighted recently by UNAids's two-yearly report on the state of the epidemic.

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Vodacom swindled out of more than R24m worth of Apple iPhones

A former employee allegedly ran an intricate scam to steal 8700 phones from the cellular giant

We will find resources to ensure the Zondo commission completes its work — Lamola

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says his department will ensure the state capture commission is afforded the financial resources to complete its work, despite the treasury’s uncertainty

Tobacco industry calls Dlamini-Zuma’s bid to appeal ban a costly folly

The minister could spend the state’s money on fighting Covid-19 and cigarette cartels, tobacco manufacturers argue

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