HIV/AIDS report worrying: YCL – South African Broadcasting Corporation

The survey reveals that South Africans are not using protection when engaging in sexual activities(SABC) The Human Sciences Research Council’s survey which reveals that South Africans are not using condoms is worrying, the Young Communist League of South Africa said on Wednesday. The HSRC released its findings of the SA National HIV Prevalence, Incidence and Behaviour Survey 2012, in Pretoria on Tuesday. “The survey reveals that South Africans are not using protection when engaging in sexual activities; they are not faithful to their partners and their knowledge of sexual health is minimal,” YCLSA spokesperson Khaya Xaba said. The survey revealed that HIV-prevalence in the 15-49 year age group was 18.8%, but was significantly higher in…

Nkandla report out in January – News24

2013-12-04 22:31 kalahari.com The Historical Roots of the ANCGet to know all about the history, background and foundation of the ANC in this fascinating read. Now R90.00buy now Pretoria – Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Wednesday dismissed claims that she plans to release her Nkandla report in March with hopes of influencing next year’s general elections. “I never said the report would be released in March next year,” she told reporters in Pretoria. “I said I was trying to have the report released by the end of the year, but the likelihood is that it will be released in January 2014.” Madonsela said statements by her office consistently said the report would be released at…

Vavi report delayed by investigator’s murder – Independent Online

SAPA Embattled Cosatu leader Zwelinzima Vavi Related Stories Johannesburg – The killing of a senior investigator at a top auditing firm will delay the report into allegations of maladministration and corruption against embattled Cosatu leader Zwelinzima Vavi. This is according to agenda notes of the meeting of Cosatu’s central executive committee (CEC) – its highest decision-making body between conferences – to be held in a week’s time. Vavi is accused by his opponents, in particular police union Popcru, of mishandling the sale of the former Cosatu building in Braamfontein, Joburg. Auditing firm SizweNtsalubaGobodo has been investigating these allegations, which Vavi has dismissed as part of a political conspiracy to get rid of him for being…

Blinded Chinese boy not yet told he has no eyes: report – ABC Online

Posted August 28, 2013 19:43:47 A six-year-old Chinese boy who had his eyes gouged out reportedly does not know he has been blinded and asks his family why it is always dark. According to local media reports, the boy was found covered in blood hours after he went missing while playing outside in the northern province of Shanxi. A police officer said an attacker removed the eyes of the boy, whose surname is Guo. The boy is being treated at an eye hospital and is not yet aware he has been blinded by the attack, according to the Beijing Youth Daily. “He asks why the sky is always dark… and why the dawn still hasn’t…

Young Teens at Raised Risk of Kidney Transplant Failure: Study – U.S. News & World Report

MONDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) — Teens who receive a kidney transplant may be at increased risk of transplant failure, and the risk is especially high among young black patients, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data from nearly 169,000 patients in the United States who received a first kidney transplant between 1987 and 2010. Patients who were aged 14 to 16 when they received their first transplant had the highest risk of transplant failure, beginning at one year after transplant and increasing at three, five and 10 years after transplant, said Dr. Kenneth Andreoni, of the University of Florida, Gainesville, and colleagues. In this age group, the risk of transplant failure was highest among…

Of Good Report director wants to sue – Eyewitness News

Sending failed. It’s possible that the address you are trying to mail is unsubscribed from EWN mailers. Of Good Report director wants to sue Email Share Print Keep for later Keep for later Mothusi Magano plays the role of teacher Parker Sithole who falls for a pupil in the movie Of Good Report. Picture: Durban International Film Festival Facebook page Multimedia Previous line Next line 17 hours ago Mia Lindeque | The director of the controversial film Of Good Report intends to pursue a defamation case against the Film and Publication Board (FPB) for smearing it as child pornography. The film, directed by Jahmil Qubeka, was unbanned by the FPB Appeal Tribunal on Saturday and…