Former criminals reduce killings in South Africa's ganglands (dpa German Press Agency)

February 28, 2015

Ten former criminals are mediating between gangs to halt a vicious cycle of murder and retaliation in a poverty-stricken neighbourhood just outside of Cape Town. The unusual concept has halved gang-related killings in the area since 2013. Hanover Park, South Africa (dpa)…

Mswati's HIV-Aids Idiocy Highlights Our Bitter Struggle [press release]

February 26, 2015

Swaziland’s absolute ruler, [i]Mswati III, adds a grotesque twist to Marx’s observation that history repeats itself, first as tragedy and then as farce. Mswati and his regime manage to combine both qualities in equal measure: the tragedy of autocracy imposing poverty, disease…

Doctors call for research in the field of cancer – Press Release issued by Aga Khan University (Pakistan News Releases)

February 26, 2015

February 26, 2015 (PPI-OT) Following is the text of press release issued by Aga Khan University (AKU) Quote As the 18th National Health Sciences Research Symposium on cancer drew to a close today at the Aga Khan University, renowned speakers from Pakistan…