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South African Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, second from right, leaves the High Court in Pretoria Thursday April 19, 2001 after major pharmaceutical companies dropped a lawsuit against the South African government. Pharmaceutical giants dropped a lawsuit Thursday against a South ...
Since the death of struggle heroine Winnie Madikizela- Mandela, people have used various media to celebrate her life and contribution to South African politics. The singing, the memorial services and messages of condolences have been heartfelt – however, some of the artworks have left many confused ...

Less than 20 years ago hundreds of thousands of poor people died needlessly when then President Thabo Mbeki, Heath Minister Dr Manto Tshabalala-Msimang and their parasitic supporters chose to deny them life-saving anti-retroviral medicines as they became sick with AIDS, made some of them doubt ...
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a cabinet reshuffle on 26 February, which included appointing David Mabuza as the Deputy President. Ramaphosa said the government will retain its existing ministries and departments, until a review is done at a later date. The most significant appointments include ...
Mandela brought us reconciliation while Mbeki gave us the so-called African Renaissance that clumsily tried to claw back a sense of identity and pride from the West, including wacky cures for AIDS which his health minister, Dr Manto Tshabalala-Msimang touted to global ridicule. It helped set the stage for ...
JOHANNESBURG – In his maiden State of the Nation Address (SONA), President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that he would reduce the number of minsters in his cabinet. During the SONA debate on Monday, DA leader Mmusi Maimane welcomed the move. "At 35 ministries, each with a deputy minister, ...

Tshabalala's pain - and that of millions of South Africans - has been revived by a new estimate of the impact of withholding antiretroviral treatment, an approach advocated by former president Thabo Mbeki and his health minister, Manto Tshabalala-Msimang. The study estimates that the policy cost 2,65 ...
A public sector ART programme was introduced in 2004, but its expansion was hindered by the health minister, Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, who continued to champion alternative forms of treatment. The situation changed dramatically in 2008, when Mbeki and Tshabalala-Msimang were removed from ...
A public sector ART programme was introduced in 2004, but its expansion was hindered by the health minister, Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, who continued to champion alternative forms of treatment. The situation changed dramatically in 2008, when Mbeki and Tshabalala-Msimang were removed from ...
President Jacob Zuma announced a surprise cabinet reshuffle yesterday, which saw David Mahlobo made the new minister of energy. The cabinet reshuffle was widely condemned, with the DA describing it as “Zuma's war against anyone who opposes his project of State Capture”. “This reshuffle has ...

Someone like Manto Tshabalala-Msimang allowed hundreds of thousands of people to die through her attitude to ARVs, yet devoted her life to helping liberate her fellow South Africans. With Mahlobo, it is hard to think of positives. Consider just a selection of his recent actions. In Parliament he oversaw the ...
She was a favourite of former health minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, and part of a national conspiracy to undermine ARV treatment, alongside people such as former Mpumalanga Health MEC Sibongile Manana. In 2000, MEC Manana unleashed an intimidation campaign against the Greater Nelspruit ...
Her eyes would laugh with anger at Thabo Mbeki, Manto Tshabalala-Msimang and their gangsters such as Essop Pahad, Alec Erwin and Matthias Rath. Prudence lit up our country with her presence on the HIV television series Siyanqoba Beat It!as one of its presenters. She was capable, funny and ...
Manto Tshabalala-Msimang was dogged by criticism during her time as minister - but to her husband Mendi she was not only his wife, but also his "love, friend and comrade in arms". Yesterday, at the former health minister's funeral in Pretoria, her youngest son Mandla - reading his father's tribute - gave this ...
Dr. Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, who as South Africa's health minister drew international censure for questioning the causal connection between H.I.V. and AIDS and for promoting dietary measures rather than drugs to treat AIDS, a policy that was held responsible for hundreds of thousands of premature ...
Dr. Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, who as South Africa's health minister drew international censure for questioning the causal connection between H.I.V. and AIDS and for promoting dietary measures rather than drugs to treat AIDS, a policy that was held responsible for hundreds of thousands of premature ...


 

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