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SOUTH AFRICA FAILS TO SIGN UN DECLARATION: South Africa is among the countries that failed to support a declaration calling for the worldwide decriminalisation of homosexuality at the UN.
LEMUR GIVES CLUES TO HIV EVOLUTION: A squirrel sized lemur from Madagascar has given scientists new evidence about the origins of the HI virus and opened up new avenues for investigation.
ZOLISWA TRIAL FINALLY BEGINS: The trial of the men accused of murdering lesbian teenager Zoliswa Nkonyane has finally begun.
AIDS MONEY STUCK WITH HEALTH DEPARTMENT: South Africa's Department of Health has failed to channel US$3.9 million in donor money to 13 HIV/AIDS organisations, leaving them underfunded.
4TH BIRTHDAY: Pretoria’s Legends nightclub recently celebrated its fourth birthday with a party to remember. Mambaonline was there for champagne and a night
LAUNCH OF MCQP: The Qc monthly parties hosted the Joburg launch last Friday of the upcoming annual MCQP mega costume bash in Cape Town. It was all about ‘Lights,
Q&A: FULVIO DE STEFANIS: Pretoria’s Legends nightclub turns four this weekend; a remarkable achievement in the fickle gay clubbing scene. Mamba talks to Legends owner Fulvio De Stefanis about SA’s gay club-land.
NEW MORNING FOR AIDS RESPONSE: The outgoing UNAIDS director, Dr Peter Piot, has praised the new spirit of unity in South Africa's AIDS response.
PARTY: The V2 parties, held at the Lemon8 venue, have become a new fixture on Joburg’s gay social scene; featuring queer and queer-friendly ‘black diamonds’
THE COST OF UNPROTECTED SEX: People have more sex during economic downturns as they have less money to spend on other activities, But the cost of unprotected sex on your wallet may be higher than you think.