From 1 to 5 December 2010, Brasilia, Brazil, I had an exciting opportunity to participate in the 1st World Conference on the Development of Social Security Systems organized by the Brazilian Government, international civil society organisations and international trade union organisations.
It was a sad day at the Khayelitsha district as comrades said farewell to their mentor, a few tears were shed. We will miss him at the district and we wish him everything of the best in his endeavors. From all of us TAC Khayelitsha
TAC members in Gert Sibande worked tirelessly in the two weeks before World AIDS Day to ensure that the day was a huge success!
26/11/2010 : Picket outside Umgungundlovu Magistrate court during the Rape case. 29/11/2010 :Launch of 16 days of Activism against women and Children in Dambuza area. 30/11/2010 :Mobilisation at Dambuza, Build up event for World Aids day. 01/12/2010 :Information desk during World Aids day at Mpofana Municipality; District event 02/12/2010 :Mobilisation at Dambuza continued 03/12/2010 :World [...]
KZN has the highest in HIV prevalence. The government and the NGOs have been working tirelessly trying to do away the stigma, the ignorance surrounding the epidemic. The wonderful work that they are doing could all be in vain, if people like Joachim Cools are not stopped. Joachim Cools lives in a rural area of [...]
The past week was full of activity for the Gert Sibande District. Check out our weekly update below!
The 1st of December is World AIDS day and this year all eyes will be on Gert Sibande District Municipality as the national event will be taking place at Driefontein. President Jacon Zuma and the Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe will be present at the event. Also present will be representatives from government departments who will [...]
About 300 people tested for HIV in Khayelitsha as the HIV Counsel and Testing (HCT) was brought to the communities of Khayelitsha. The Treatment Action campaign (TAC) branches took mobile clinics to SST, Kuyasa and Town 2 to find out of their status. We encourage everyone to test for HIV and find out early rather [...]