The Treatment Action Campaign

How many of these iconic protest posters can you recognise?

Here's the story of the Treatment Action Campaign or how a handful of people created a global movement that changed the world.

Code red: Why provinces are forced to outsource ambulance services

Take a look at the results of our latest national survey of how many state ambulances South Africa has on the road.

SIU report a ploy to ’embarrass Gauteng ANC’ — Hlongwa

Hlongwa says a report by the SIU linking him to corruption ​amounting to R1.2-billion, was nothing new and a ploy "to embarrass the Gauteng ANC"

TAC community healthcare workers arrested in Free State

The HIV lobby group says over 100 of its community healthcare workers have been arrested in Bloemfontein after a night vigil sit-in.

Health department recalls ANC centenary condoms

The Free State health department has recalled over a million condoms distributed for the ANC's centenary celebrations over quality concerns.

Global Aids fund faces financial crisis

The Global Fund for Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria is in financial crisis, putting pressure on Southern African HIV programmes for treatment.

State’s ‘bad administration’ could force TAC to close its doors

The Treatment Action Campaign faces closure due to a lack of funds, which it claims is primarily due to bad administration at the health department.

T-shirts, T-cells and triumphs

<i>TAC -- Taking Haart</i> could be seen as propaganda, or part of the TAC's campaign to win hearts and minds. But it's good propoganda.

NHI: What the pundits think

Reaction to the release of the government's green paper on National Health Insurance has been marked by support and tempered with concerns.

Local success story sets example for treatment

The successes of SA's first public-sector ARV programme shows governments what can be achieved ahead of the United Nations High-Level Meeting on Aids.

SA marks Aids treatment milestone

Aids patients and government officials on Friday celebrated the 10th anniversary of a pioneering program that brought drugs to impoverished people.

TAC, church face-off over healing claims

The Christ Embassy Church -- recently banned by the Advertising Standards Authority from airing claims of faith healing -- will appeal the ruling.


eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs