World Aids Day – SA Must Fill in the Prevention and Treatment Gaps

[Daily Maverick] December 1 marks another World AIDS Day. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the country’s commemorative event in Daveyton, Ekurhuleni. There are even hopes that South Africa will be at the forefront of creating a vaccine. Bu…

[Daily Maverick] December 1 marks another World AIDS Day. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the country's commemorative event in Daveyton, Ekurhuleni. There are even hopes that South Africa will be at the forefront of creating a vaccine. But more needs to be done to address immediate challenges in the health system. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

High Court Lifts Rhodes Protest Crackdown

[SERI] The Grahamstown High Court today dismissed Rhodes University’s application for an order regulating student protest on its campus. The University wanted to finalise an interim order it was granted in April this year, when a group of at least 200 …

[SERI] The Grahamstown High Court today dismissed Rhodes University's application for an order regulating student protest on its campus. The University wanted to finalise an interim order it was granted in April this year, when a group of at least 200 students started a spontaneous protest against what they say is a culture of rape and sexual violence at Rhodes.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Parliament Meets Chinese Delegation On SA-China Relations, 1 Dec

[SA Govt] The Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation will today have a lunch-hour meeting with a delegation of the National Peoples’ Congress (NPC) of China. The purpose of the meeting is to exchange views on promoting South Afr…

[SA Govt] The Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation will today have a lunch-hour meeting with a delegation of the National Peoples' Congress (NPC) of China. The purpose of the meeting is to exchange views on promoting South Africa-China relations.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UN – ‘Ethnic Cleansing Under Way’

[Al Jazeera] A UN commission on human rights in South Sudan has said a steady process of ethnic cleansing is under way in the country, involving massacres, starvation, gang rape and the destruction of villages.

[Al Jazeera] A UN commission on human rights in South Sudan has said a steady process of ethnic cleansing is under way in the country, involving massacres, starvation, gang rape and the destruction of villages.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

3,600 Panties for 3,600 Rapes Per Day in SA? Everything That’s Wrong With This Stat

[Africa Check] South African artists claim that 3,600 rapes are committed every day in South Africa. However, their calculations and methodology are flawed.

[Africa Check] South African artists claim that 3,600 rapes are committed every day in South Africa. However, their calculations and methodology are flawed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Confusion Over N-Power As Scheme Takes Off Today

[Daily Trust] There is confusion among many of the 200,000 candidates selected for the Federal Government’s N-Power programme concerning their place of assignment as the scheme officially takes off today, Daily Trust’s findings show.

[Daily Trust] There is confusion among many of the 200,000 candidates selected for the Federal Government's N-Power programme concerning their place of assignment as the scheme officially takes off today, Daily Trust's findings show.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Security Detain Prominent Opposition Party Leader Gudina

[Addis Standard] Security forces implementing Ethiopia’s six-month State of Emergency have last night detained prominent opposition party leader Dr. Merera Gudina, Chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), upon his arrival at Bole International …

[Addis Standard] Security forces implementing Ethiopia's six-month State of Emergency have last night detained prominent opposition party leader Dr. Merera Gudina, Chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), upon his arrival at Bole International Airport.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia