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HIV in the News

7 March 2012

  • Swazi Observer

    Government last year spent over E120 million on payment of school fees for orphaned and vulnerable children (OVC).

    A total of 87 712 students benefited from the fund while total expenditure amounted to E121 340 405.

  • Swazi Observer

    Last week, this column addressed the myth that AIDS began in Africa after some African people supposedly ate the bloody carcass of an African green monkey which was infected with the simian version of HIV.

    Ofcourse, this myth can be shot down just by asking; ''Who eats raw bloody monkeys?" This is unknown even in the wide variety of religious ceremonies practised in the past.

  • Swazi Observer

    Swaziland Building Society (SBS) yesterday donated E63 000 to four non-governmental organisations.

    These included Save the Children, Cheshire Homes, SOS Children's Village and the Swaziland Action Group Against Abuse (SWAGA).

  • Swazi Observer

    The deputy prime minister's office will be collaborating with the gender consortium under the coordinating assembly of non-governmental organisations (CANGO) to celebrate the International Women's Day on March 15 at Sithobelweni Inkhundla.

6 March 2012

  • http://www.times.co.sz
    Times of Swaziland

    The First National Bank, Big Bend branch has come to the rescue of over 400 orphans in AMICAALL Social Centres under the auspices of Lavumisa Town Board, donating food commodities worth E10 000.