#News24 ICYMI: No need for special attention – Bok captain; Zimbabweans disappointed on new cabinet; and 'HIV doesn’t kill, stigma does'

2017-12-01 18:46
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Cape Town – Makhosi Khoza launches new party; a woman wrongly diagnosed as HIV-positive says she was ‘suicidal’; and Obama advises on social media use.

Here are today's top stories:

'I was depressed and suicidal' - woman wrongly diagnosed as HIV-positive

After being wrongly diagnosed with HIV, a mother of two says her difficult journey to acceptance has given her a greater understanding of the disease and how it affects all of society.

Read more here

Dlamini-Zuma wins Mpumalanga and North West nomination for ANC president

The ANC in Mpumalanga has nominated Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as its presidential candidate, however, it is likely not a true reflection of the province’s preferred candidate to replace President Jacob Zuma at the December elective conference.

More here and here

Makhosi Khoza launches new party, vows not to make same mistakes as ANC

Outspoken former ANC MP Makhosi Khoza says the problem in the ruling party is that its leaders are not principled.

Read here

'HIV doesn’t kill – stigma does'

Although much progress has been made with the treatment of HIV over the past three decades, there is still stigma surrounding the virus.

Read one woman's journey here

19.5 million people are receiving this treatment

If you are diagnosed with HIV, you will be able to manage the virus with antiretroviral drugs.

Here's how they work

'The dream has turned into a nightmare': Zimbabweans respond to new cabinet

Zimbabweans have been sharing their disappointment over news that a new cabinet appointed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa has not made a break with the past.

More here

#GuptaLeaks: How family hijacked (and then lost) a Lesotho diamond mine

In August 2014 Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane appointed Atul Gupta as an “economic investment envoy”. Thabane said ANC president Jacob Zuma had introduced him to the Gupta family and he had enlisted them “to help scout for investment” for the country.

Fin24 has more here

Etzebeth: We don't need special motivation

The Springboks play their last match of the season on Saturday against Wales in Cardiff, but captain Eben Etzebeth said his side will not need any extra motivation for the clash in the Principality Stadium.

Read more on Sport24

Obama says 'think before you tweet'

Former US president Barack Obama said that social media powers like Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter are leading to "snap judgements to complex issues" and warned leaders to think before tweeting.

Read here

PODCAST: ANC going down to the wire

In this week's episode – the countdown is on to the ANC's elective conference.

Listen here


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