Nelson Mandela Dead At 95: Obama Pays Tribute To ‘Remarkable’ South African Leader

By | Thu, 12/05/2013 - 19:29

Nelson Mandela is dead at the age of 95, and world leaders across the globe remember his exceptional legacy.

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Child Support Grants Help South African Girls Avoid HIV Infection From ‘Sugar Daddies’

By | Wed, 11/27/2013 - 17:46

South African teenage girls who come from a household receiving child support grants are less likely to contract HIV from older men.

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Nelson Mandela’s Granddaughter Releases Memoir Discussing Sexual Abuse, Breast Cancer, And Addiction

By | Wed, 11/13/2013 - 16:08

Zoleka Mandela released her new memoir, in which she describes her struggles with sexual abuse, breast cancer, and addiction.

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Why Pregnant South Africans Deliberately Binge Drink to Harm Their Unborn Babies

By | Tue, 01/08/2013 - 10:05

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 Awards $667 Million HIV Drugs Supply Contract

By | Thu, 11/29/2012 - 10:33

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.


Man Wakes Up From Seven-Year Coma After Taking Sleeping Pill

By | Tue, 09/11/2012 - 13:09

A week after taking the sleeping pill, he is able to have long conversations, remember past events and recognize his family.

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Researchers Want to Make Cell Phone App That Can Test for HIV/AIDS

By | Fri, 08/31/2012 - 15:39

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.

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Scientists May Have Just Cured Malaria

By | Fri, 08/31/2012 - 12:22

Researchers at South Africa's University of Cape Town have announced that they believe that they have discovered a drug that can cure malaria.