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One of the MDGs is to reduce sexual transmission of HIV by 50 percent by 2015. But new infections are outpacing scaled up treatment, basic knowledge about HIV is poor, only about 35 percent of those infected receive treatment, and only about 40 percent of people living with HIV know their status.

A thousand protesters will march on the French Consulate in Johannesburg on May 15 against France's plan to build a toxic coal-fired power station in South Africa. African lives, it seems, are only worthy of sacrifice to coal boilers.

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President Zuma’s son Edward is xenophobic and racist. Like the disgarceful Zulu King Zwelithini he supports, whose reckless utterances sparked the attacks on foreginers, Edward continues Cecil Rhodes’ odious legacy of dividing Africans.

The United Nations is notorious for not protecting whistleblowers, despite a 2005 whistleblower protection policy, and rarely, if ever, takes disciplinary action against corrupt individuals.

They point out that organizations located in the communities they serve have the trust, networks, and cultural understanding to accomplish what international organizations cannot.

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