Treatment Action Campaign

Why has Gauteng run out of ARVs?

Patients go without key drugs as the province and suppliers trade blame for antiretroviral shortages.

NGOs: Condoms in schools won’t lead to more sex

Equal Education and the Treatment Action Campaign say giving condoms to schools won't increase sexual activity but rather confront the gravity of sex.

TAC voices Tara KLamp circumcision concerns

The KwaZulu-Natal health department has rejected the Treatment Action Campaign's concerns over a device used to perform male circumcisions.

Section27, TAC join big pharma bust-up over cancer drug

The TAC and Section 27 have joined the fray in a face-off between Aventis Pharma and Cipla Life Sciences in a patent war over cancer drug Docetaxel.

Grootboom win a house of cards

This week, <b>Niren Tolsi<b>, looks at the transformative impact of Constitutional Court judgments in the communities which need it most.

Mokonyane: Health and social development to split

Gauteng premier Nomvula Mokonyane has confirmed the province's beleaguered health and social development department will be split in April.

Urgent need to expand drug roll-out

Universal access to antiretroviral therapy could have saved more than 4,37-million children in Africa from becoming orphans.

ANC mulls legal action over conference spat

Legal action may be taken against the civil society leaders who questioned the moral integrity of ANC leaders and named them, the party says.

ANC fears MDC-type opposition party

The conference held by a coalition of civil society groups in October have triggered fears in the ANC that a "workerist" party would be established.

Protesters ask US not to cut Aids funding

Thousands marched to the US consulate in Johannesburg on Thursday to deliver a memorandum demanding that HIV/Aids funding not be cut.

Cash crisis hits Aids fund

The Global Fund to Fight Aids, Malaria and TB, the largest funder of Aids programmes worldwide, has an estimated shortfall of $3-billion to $5-billion

South Africa shakes image as Aids pariah

The HIV-positive mother takes a deep breath as her name is called, scurrying behind the doctor who will tell her whether she has infected her baby.


Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

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

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