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Friday, 11 April 2008 - 14:36

The Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa (ASASA) has upheld a complaint by the Treatment Action Campaign against an advertisement for the fake AIDS cure, Ubhejane, placed by Zeblon Gwala in Ilanga newspaper on 6 December 2007.

The ruling is here.

The contents of Ubhejane have never been made public. It has never been tested in clinical trials. It is unregistered and sold illegally as a cure or treatment for HIV.

Gwala has been selling Ubhejane for years from a facility in Pinetown near Durban...

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Tuesday, 8 April 2008 - 17:45

Murderers of Makeke sentenced to 20 years

TAC gets protection order against Yanga Janet

On 7 April, Thembinkosi Ntukani, 24, and Bonga Sibhozo, 19, were sentenced to 20 years in prison for the murder of Nandipha Makeke. According to SAPA, Magistrate Robert Matshikwe said Tukani and Sibozi acted without reason and remorse and deserved to be removed from society.

Murderers of Makeke sentenced to 20 years

TAC gets protection order against Yanga Janet

On 7 April, Thembinkosi Ntukani, 24, and Bonga Sibhozo, 19, were sentenced to 20 years in prison for...

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Monday, 7 April 2008 - 07:28

The AIDS Law Project (ALP) has written a memorandum explaining the serious problems with the antiretroviral tender that the state has put out.

The AIDS Law Project (ALP) has written a memorandum explaining their concerns with the antiretroviral tender that the state has put out. The memorandum identifies problems with:

  • Type and quantity of ARV medicines to be procured;
  • Contract period;
  • Legislative requirements (relating to registration and licensing concerns);
  • Lack of clarity...
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Thursday, 3 April 2008 - 18:37

Since 2003 TAC Khayelitsha members have been actively involved in campaigns against violence, particularly violence against women, children, gays and lesbians.

On 16 December 2005, a TAC member 18 year old Nandipha Makeke, was raped and murdered. On the same day another member, Mandla Nkunkuma, was attacked and shot. Mandla Nkunkuma identified his attacker as Yanga Janet who was later arrested for the rape and murder of Nandipha Makeke.

Since 2003 TAC Khayelitsha members have been actively involved in campaigns against violence, particularly violence against women, children,...

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Thursday, 3 April 2008 - 11:51

 

Access to Information (Anne                                                                         Access 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Case No: 215991/04, Transvaal High Court (2004)                             
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1st Applicant: Treatment Action Campaign (TAC)
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