Hiv Prevention Strategy

Give us ARVs so we don’t get HIV

South Africans are waiting and willing to help but the Medicines Control Council drags its heels.

A dangerous ‘mustard seed’?

Some men might be led to believe that the snip can entirely stop HIV infection.

Trials don’t gel with all women

Researchers recognise the need to change HIV prevention technologies to suit different lifestyles.

Vaginal gel won’t protect women against HIV

The search for an anti-HIV microbicide continues, after a new trial has refuted the results of a previous study that found one to be effective.

HIV infections in children under five down by over three quarters

A study has found that child-focused interventions have significantly reduced HIV-infection rates in children under the age of five.

Attempts to avert HIV are off target

The death toll is falling but there is still no hope for an end to the worldwide pandemic.

HIV budgets come under pressure

The times of plenty funding for the fight against HIV are over, and the lean years come at a time when the need for funding is rising.

A pill a day could keep HIV away

A new report says men are able to plan their sex lives better than women and the day of the week on which the fewest people have sex is Tuesday.

ARVs effective as an HIV prevention tool

New evidence has shown that ARVs have the ability to reduce HIV infections of partners dramatically, writes Mia Malan.

Vaccine is the best hope against Aids

Despite the advances in the management of HIV, an effective prophylactic would save billions writes Michel Sidibe, Chidi Nweneka and Margaret McGlynn

Zuma to launch new HIV plan amid global funding crisis

A new plan to combat HIV in SA is to be launched today, amid a worldwide funding crisis that threatens to slow progress in the fight against Aids.

HIV gel doesn’t work, say researchers

A gel researchers once hailed as a breakthrough in the prevention of HIV transmission among women, has been shown to be ineffective.


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders