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See what the world’s largest HIV programme is planning

Our Laura Lopez Gonzalez takes you inside SA's national HIV and TB plan in just two minutes.

Are provinces ready to take the wheel of South Africa’s HIV response?

It’s been a steep learning curve for districts that sometimes don’t have the know-how — or the data — to write and track local plans.

Manning up to the epidemic

The latest national HIV survey found about 72% of women 15 years and older said they had tested for HIV. Only six out of 10 men could say the same.

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.

Your smartphone could soon give a fast diagnosis of HIV

Researchers have developed a dongle and an app that can quickly screen for the virus and other sexually transmitted infections like syphilis.

War declared on the ‘superbugs’

Several initiatives are under way to stop the abuse of antibiotics.

Mind my herpes, please

Modern times call for full disclosure of sexually transmitted infections or diseases.

Learn to love latex

<em>the Teacher</em> and BroadReach Healthcare explain key facts about the HI virus in the third part of a series

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The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income