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September 23, 2017 3:46 AM Study: HIV Prevention Could Need Cocktail Of Antibodies

It takes a cocktail of drugs to treat HIV. It could take a cocktail of antibodies to prevent HIV as well, suggests a study by Boston-based researchers published this week in Science Translational Medicine. What we saw is that a cocktail of antibodies is required to protect monkeys against a mixed virus challenge, whereas single antibodies were unable 1

September 22, 2017 2:46 PM Red Dead Redemption 2 is Getting a New Trailer on September 28th

Rockstar Games has announced that Red Dead Redemption 2 is getting a new trailer for the game on September 28th, 2017 at 11am ET. A simple image (above) was posted on the Rockstar Games website that announced the incoming trailer. Little is known about the next Red Dead game at this point, but we do know that it’s going to be Rockstar’s next big open world 3

September 19, 2017 10:18 AM World Bank cuts South Africa's 2017 growth forecast

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The World Bank on Tuesday halved its 2017 growth forecast for South Africa after the economy fell into recession earlier this year. It said in a report that 2017 growth would probably be 0.6 percent, down from an earlier estimate of 1.1 percent. Growth is seen ticking up to 1.1 percent next year and reaching 1.7 percent in 2019. But the bank warned 5

September 18, 2017 5:01 PM Surviving AIDS: The Extraordinary Power of a Helping Hand

With the news of Broadway composer Michael Friedman’s recent death from HIV/AIDS, we have an opportunity—if not a responsibility—to heighten awareness that the scourge of AIDS still exists in America. This week, as we recognize National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day, it seems imperative that we not let complacency keep us from acknowledging the ever-present 7

September 18, 2017 4:37 AM Tanzanian Leader's War for More Tax Puts Economy in Firing Line

Tanzanian President John Magufuli’s deepening dispute with companies he accuses of being tax cheats is rattling investors and dimming the allure of one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies. Since taking office in late 2015, Magufuli has been on a drive to increase revenue from natural resources to help fund his industrialization plans. His administration 2

September 18, 2017 4:00 AM Boko takes no prisoners

Mmegi: Retrospectively, what would you have done differently as far as the BMD internal fracas are concerned and why? Boko: I would have done things exactly as I have now because it is the right way to do things. The UDC as a coalition is based on respect for self-determination of each of the contracting parties. It appreciates that they have own constitution 2

September 17, 2017 5:17 PM Banyana Banyana remain undefeated in march to #Cosafa semis

BULAWAYO – Banyana Banyana progressed to the last four of the Cosafa Women’s Championship with no defeats in their Group C matches, after they played 1-1 draw against Botswana on Sunday. A late equaliser by Banyana’s super-sub striker, Chantelle Esau, was enough to save the national side’s blushes, following two spirited performances they had produced 3

September 16, 2017 3:17 AM Rutendo Makore rescues Mighty Warriors to earn draw against Zambia

Rutendo Makore was the heroine of the day when she equalised for the Mighty Warriors five minutes into the second half against Zambia in a Cosafa Women’s Championship match played at Barbourfields Stadium yesterday. Zimbabwe had to come from behind to earn a point against rivals Zambia who shot into the lead through a 25th minute goal by Barbra Banda 7

September 14, 2017 12:48 PM Broadband density Switzerland leads the way in internet connection

Despite advances in technology, more than half the world’s people still have no access to the internet. Switzerland, on the other hand, has the highest proportion of fixed broadband connections in the world, apart from Monaco. “Broadband technologies are today driving substantial transformation in many development-related sectors including health, education 1

September 12, 2017 10:24 PM UN warns of Aids funding shortfall in Africa

Nairobi - The United Nations Aids group warned on Sunday of a massive $3-billion (almost R22-billion) shortfall in funding to fight the disease in sub-Saharan Africa where almost 30 million people are living with HIV and Aids. "Even with recent increases in Aids spending, the mismatch between need and funding continues to be one of the biggest obstacles 7