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Cape Town campaign brings HIV testing to busy public spaces
  • The Target 5000 Campaign has set up mobile tents at Cape Town’s main train station, where nurses conduct screenings for HIV, TB, and diabetes and counselors provide sexual health information and tools.
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IBM South Africa launches new program devoted to entrepreneurship and STEM education for black South Africans
  • The IBM South Africa Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Equity Equivalent Investment Programme will devote millions of South African rands to skills education, financial and professional development support for small and medium-sized businesses, and the construction of a new research hub in Johannesburg.
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Race + Ethnicity


South African province’s education minister announces plans for new special education programs
  • At the 2015 Inclusion Focus Week in Johannesburg, the Gauteng education minister announced that the government will attempt to add 18 new schools catering to special education.
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Sub-Saharan Africa

Facebook opens first office in Africa

Facebook’s active user population in Africa has grown 20% to 120 million in June 2015 from 100 million in September 2014. More than 80% of these people access Facebook from their mobile phones to connect with people and businesses in Africa 595 more words

Southern Africa

Namibia - Saffies and Aussies on Safari - Day 2 and Day 3

Wednesday 3 June 2015  Ai Ais

We are all in the pool by  quarter to 8 this morning.   Erich and Wendy are earlier than we are.  625 more words


Only in South Africa...

….can you wake up in the morning and your stairs have been stolen! Taken in Eldorado Park, Johannesburg.

Southern Africa