World Aids Day

Ending HIV in South Africa: Queer community by queer community

The theme for this year’s World Aids Day stressed “communities”. We need to unpack this terminology, particularly with regards to the queer community

If not now, later: Women’s vulnerability to HIV risk

Keeping girls at school could reduce their vulnerability to infection. But women’s lack of empowerment will affect this intervention's success

Successful HIV treatment create health problems by contaminating water with ARVs

Traces of the drugs are found in urine and faeces, but water treatment plants are not designed to remove them

Turning the tide against TB: Treatment alone won’t work

The global TB rate has been falling by 1.5% per year – far slower than the 10% yearly declines needed to end TB within twenty years.

HIV treatment: Where are the men?

Our failure to adequately engage men with health services reduces the effectiveness of the many impressive, new HIV prevention breakthroughs.

Motsoaledi: “TB advocates should learn from their HIV colleagues”

The health minister has stressed the importance of improving tuberculosis treatment so as to help mitigate the drastic impact of TB-HIV co-infection.

The stigma of HIV still kills

December 1 is #WorldAisDay: HIV was discovered more than 30 years ago. Why do we still stigmatise HIV-infected people?

World Aids Day: Less than half of infected people know

Although 65% of South Africans reportedly have been tested for HIV at least once, annual testing figures are much lower.

Comment: HIV fight requires wisdom

The health minister and UNAids are jumping the gun by not consulting activists.

Prudence Mabele: “I have seen ARVs save lives”

Mabele helped lead the fight for antiretrovirals in SA. A memorial service will be held for her today. This was her last interview with Bhekisisa.

Villagers flock to take HIV tests

As a result of an NGO in the Eastern Cape using incentives to encourage people to check their status, HIV testing has tripled in four villages.

Motlanthe: ‘Journey towards Aids-free world has begun’

Kgalema Motlanthe has lauded antiretroviral programmes and HIV counselling and testing campaigns, saying the country is "on the right path".

Latest

Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories