male circumcision

 
​Slice of Life: ‘I was afraid but ah, me, I’m now a man’
​Slice of Life: ‘I was afraid but ah, me, I’m now a man’
I really didn’t want to go to initiation school because I was scared. I heard that some people didn’t make it because the people running some of...
[Slideshow]Embracing the safer cut
[Slideshow]Embracing the safer cut
A medical male circumcision programme is working with chiefs in Zimbabwe to make traditional circumcision safer.
Department refutes political link to Israeli circumcision product approval
Department refutes political link to Israeli circumcision product approval
The health department has denied media reports in a national newspaper last week that plans to introduce the non-surgical medical male circumcision...
Shangaan embrace a kinder cut
Shangaan embrace a kinder cut
Every August, hundreds of Shangaan people in the rural areas of Chiredzi and Mwenezi districts in the southeastern part of Zimbabwe gather to...
Household survey: HIV prevalence increases
Household survey: HIV prevalence increases
The proportion of South Africans infected with HIV has increased from 10.6% in 2008 to 12.3% in 2012, according to the Human Sciences Research...
[Podcast]Male circumcision: Number of deaths unknown
[Podcast]Male circumcision: Number of deaths unknown
PODCAST: We speak to M&G reporter Faranaaz Parker about government's apparent inability to track the rising number of circumcision deaths in SA.
Circumcision: A case of all or nothing?
Circumcision: A case of all or nothing?
More than half of South African men are now ­circumcised and most of them have been circumcised fully; in other words, the entire foreskin of...
Circumcision: New devices can boost 'snip' rates
Circumcision: New devices can boost 'snip' rates
Delegates at the 19th International Aids conference in Washington, DC, in the United States this week were convinced the world was on the cusp of a...
The well-connected Mr KLamp
The well-connected Mr KLamp
President Jacob Zuma, King Goodwill Zwelithini and the former national intelligence chief Billy Masetlha -- these are the political heavyweights...
Confusion over the future of Tara KLamp
Confusion over the future of Tara KLamp
Contradictory statements issued by department of health officials in recent weeks about the controversial Tara KLamp male circumcision device have...
Concerns over circumcision 'clamp'
Concerns over circumcision 'clamp'
The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) has accused the KwaZulu-Natal health department of returning to the "bad old days" of Thabo Mbeki's presidency...
Cutting HIV: Male circumcision booms in Uganda
Cutting HIV: Male circumcision booms in Uganda
Like many cultural events, a male circumcision ceremony in eastern Uganda has its share of governing rules: the "candidate" is not supposed to see...

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