South Africa Stories
- Analysis of 36 sub-Saharan countries suggests HIV may be most prevalent before violent conflicts, with the rate of new infections rising significantly in the five years preceding bloodshed.
- Nelson Mandela is dead at the age of 95, and world leaders across the globe remember his exceptional legacy.
- South African teenage girls who come from a household receiving child support grants are less likely to contract HIV from older men.
Nelson Mandela’s Granddaughter Releases Memoir Discussing Sexual Abuse, Breast Cancer, And AddictionZoleka Mandela released her new memoir, in which she describes her struggles with sexual abuse, breast cancer, and addiction.
- A growing number of pregnant South African women are deliberately drinking large quantities of alcohol to harm their unborn babies in a bid to claim higher welfare payments.
- South Africa awarded a $667 million contract to supply life-prolonging HIV medicine to 12 international and domestic firms, to deal with its biggest health problem.
- A week after taking the sleeping pill, he is able to have long conversations, remember past events and recognize his family.
- A researcher announced today that a South African and South Korean team is working on the development of a phone device that would be capable of testing for AIDS and HIV.
- Researchers at South Africa's University of Cape Town have announced that they believe that they have discovered a drug that can cure malaria.