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Youth urged to 'take up today's freedom challenges'

Youth urged to ‘take up today’s freedom challenges’

While the youth of 1976 fought against apartheid, young South Africans of today should take up the fight against apathy, unemployment and HIV/Aids, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa said at the launch of Youth Month in Soweto on Monday.

Nkosi Johnson lives on, in a haven

The diminutive Nkosi Johnson, his 12-year-old body wracked by the Aids infection that eventually killed him, became the face of the disease in the late 1990s. His adoptive mother, Gail Johnson, remembers his gentle concern for mothers and children separated by the pandemic.

SA centre in Aids gel breakthrough

South African HIV gel trial scoops USAid award

The Centre for the Aids Programme of Research in South Africa has been awarded the USAid Science and Technology Pioneers Prize for its trial showing that an antiretroviral vaginal gel can help to protect women against HIV.

Nkosi Johnson lives on, in a haven

The diminutive Nkosi Johnson, his 12-year-old body wracked by the Aids infection that eventually killed him, became the face of the disease in the late 1990s. His adoptive mother, Gail Johnson, remembers his gentle concern for mothers and children separated by the pandemic.

Cape Point brings Christmas cheer to kids

It was smiles all round at Cape Point, where 22 children from Homes for Kids in South Africa (HOKISA) were treated to an early Christmas celebration.

Child-headed household gets a new lease on life

Businessman Enoch Luphondwana Played his Part on Mandela Day by providing a child-headed household in Mthatha with a new furnished house as well as committing to regularly deliver groceries.

Young reporters bring radio to life

The Youth Radio Awards - hosted by the Children's Radio Foundation to recognising the effort, passion and determination of young reporters at community radio stations across the countrys - were fittingly held in Cape Town on Youth Day.

Angels touch lives of the sick

On a small plot in the south of Joburg, lies Nkosi's Haven Village. Here mothers and children infected with and affected by HIV are able to live a healthy and loving life, thanks to the help of their angels.

Helping SA’s truckers stay healthy

Petroleum company Engen has teamed up with multi-partner organisation Trucking Wellness to launch its latest annual campaign to help South Africa's long-distance truck drivers maintain healthy lifestyles.

Birthday joy for Nkosi’s Haven kids

Gail Johnson and Daniella Ramos have opened their hearts to helping those in need in a different way - by celebrating the birthdays of those youngsters who are left out and neglected.

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