A special edition of the African Civil Society Governance and AIDS Initiative Briefing on Policing can be accessed here This edition includes research commissioned by Justice Africa in Benin and South Africa: Masuku: South Africa Gabriel-Nelson: Beningain-brief-october-2007.pdf
GAIN Issues Briefings
The following articles and posts comprise the Issues Briefings of the African Civil Society Governance and AIDS Initiative (GAIN). The Issues Briefs were published regularly from 2004 until October 2007, drawing on contributions from all members of the network.
HIV/AIDS, DEMOCRACY AND GOVERNANCE IN AFRICA: A RETROSPECT OF RECENT DEVELOPMENTS GAIN ISSUES BRIEF NO. 10; May 2007 In This Edition 1. Overview 2. AIDS and Power Bookblog 3. South Africa/Mbeki 4. Circumcision 5. Global Health Roundtable 6. AIDS, Security and Conflict Initiative Update Overview 1) An important new initiative has been established focusing on [...]
Review of Pieter Fourie “The Political Management of HIV and AIDS in South Africa: One Burden Too Many?” At August’s International Aids Conference in Toronto the South African government once again came under fire from AIDS activists – and from a senior UN official – for its continually inadequate response to a growing AIDS epidemic. [...]
In This Edition 1. Overview/Toronto 2006 2. South African AIDS policy 3. The G8 and HIV/AIDS 4. Male circumcision 5. Extensively Drug Resistant (XDR) Tuberculosis 6. AIDS and the MDGs – a pre-emptive assessment 7. HIV/AIDS, Police Services and Other Non-Military Uniformed Services Overview/Toronto 2006 1.) Twenty-five years since the first isolation of HIV/AIDS by [...]
The Jacob Zuma rape trial and acquittal has dominated the South African news agenda for several months. Thabo Mbeki had fired Zuma, a senior ANC cadre who spent part of the early-1970s on Robben Island with Nelson Mandela, as Deputy President in June 2005 for his complicity in a financial scandal involving his advisor Schabir Shaik.