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Bells and Whistles: Cycling for Safety

November 28, 2000       Multimedia  

WATCH: Tebogo Mmazwi takes bicycle safety so seriously that he has now become famous for his hard-to-miss bike.

Why children need to hear about sex

November 28, 2000
Sexuality  

How did you learn about sex? From your parents, your friends, books or magazines? South Africans of all cultural backgrounds share a common awkwardness and reluctance to talk about sex. We might all say that sex is normal and natural, but we don’t always behave that way. Sex is something that is whispered about, or […]

More than 4-million living with HIV/AIDS in SA

November 28, 2000
HIV and AIDS  

For the first time there are signs that HIV incidence may have stabilised in parts of sub-Saharan Africa. But with 4,2-million infected people, South Africa has the largest number of people living with HIV/AIDS in the world. Anso Thom reports on the latest UNAIDS/WHO report

Gauteng builds its armoury against HIV/AIDS

November 28, 2000
HIV and AIDS  

For once, it’€™s good news. Gauteng is getting it right in its fight against HIV/AIDS.

Living positively

November 24, 2000
HIV and AIDS  

Mercy Makhalemele has been thrown out of home, fired from her job, rejected and beaten, all because people discovered she was HIV positive. She is now open and outspoken about her life and the virus she lives with. Listen to her talk about living with AIDS.

Pre-election focus on AIDS outweighs other health issues

November 23, 2000
HIV and AIDS  

If party political promises would translate into improved basic health care, the lives of many underprivileged South African would be transformed – and yet when it come to health issues most parties are only interested in beating the HIV/AIDS drum to woo voters. By Anso Thom

‘Don’t overdo it’

November 23, 2000
Sexuality  

Suzanne believes in not telling children more than they ask when it comes to sex. ‘€œDon’€™t overload them,’€ says the mother of Cape Town teenager Catherine (14).

Parents must know: AIDS is real

November 23, 2000
HIV and AIDS  

Preventing pregnancy is uppermost in many parents and teenagers’€™ minds, says clinic nurse Noxolo Ntenetya. But HIV/AIDS seems to be far less of a concern.