The Africa Centre believes academic institutions must play a creative and active role in nourishing social, political and economic transformation. This includes creating new programmes across the divides of the past, says Professor Jan du Toit, director of the centre.
Health - The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa has unveiled an updated Regional HIV/AIDS Strategy that provides directions for implementing the WHO Global Health Sector Strategy (GHSS), adopted by the World Health Assemb
Defending Women Defending Rights is an international campaign launched in 2004 for the recognition and protection of women human rights defenders who are activists advocating for the realization of all human rights for all people.
The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women will be commemorated on 25 November. That date also marks the start of the 16 Days of Activism that will lead up to Human Rights Day on 10 December.
A reduction of more than 50 per cent in the rate of new HIV infections has been achieved across 25 low- and middle-income countries – more than half in Africa, the region most affected by HIV – according to a new United Nations report, which shows that unprecedented acceleration in the AIDS respo
REPSSI on behalf of the Regional Interagency Task Team on Children and AIDS – eastern and southern Africa (RIATT-ESA), and in support of the SADC Strategic Framework and Programme of Action 2008 – 2015: Comprehensive Care and Support for Orphans and Vulnerable Children and Youth (OVC&Y)