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education program successful at reducing forced sex in south african adolescents




southern africa has some of the highest rates of sexual assault in the world, with 20 percent of adolescent girls and boys reporting that they have been forced to have sex. in many cases, they are also the perpetrators: in one survey, 12 percent of boys and 5 percent of girls admitted they have forc...



more than 1.2 million adolescents die every year, nearly all preventable




16 may 2017 | geneva--more than 3000 adolescents die every day, totalling 1.2 million deaths a year, from largely preventable causes, according to a new report from the world health organization (who) and partners. in 2015, more than two thirds--some 855 000 10 to 19-year-olds--died in low- and midd...



former south african president jacob zuma charged with corruption




johannesburg: former south african president jacob zuma was charged with corruption on friday over a $us2.5 billion state arms deal, a stunning judicial ruling on a continent where political 'big men' rarely face their day in court.former south african president jacob zuma.photo: apzuma, who was fo...



presstv-south africa & israel




this edition of the program is about nelson mandela’s grandson call on south african government to cut all ties with israel. it discusses how israel supported the apartheid regime in south africa and how israel has been bribing african leaders to buy their alliance.



no visa changes planned to prioritise white south african farmers: bishop




there's no planned changes to visa programs that would give white south african farmers priority over other humanitarian visa applicants, julie bishop says.the foreign minister indicated on friday that she and home affairs minister peter dutton were working to determine if changes were needed to the...



study reveals that italian adolescents are heavy consumers of caffeine




more than three-quarters (76%) of italian adolescents who completed anonymous questionnaires consumed caffeine on a daily basis and nearly half (46%) exceeded the upper limits recommended by the american academy of pediatrics. the findings are published in acta paediatrica.in the study of 1213 adole...



di natale slams dutton as 'racist' after south african farmers comments




malcolm turnbull has stopped short of defending peter dutton's comments about taking in persecuted white south african farmers, insisting australia has a non-discriminatory humanitarian program.pretoria launched a formal protest and demanded an explanation from canberra's high commissioner after the...



julie bishop rejects dutton's call for 'special treatment' of south african farm




up to 70 per cent of the country's agricultural land is owned by the minority of white afrikaners, according to the south african government.  based on title deeds only 8 per cent of farmland is owned by black farmers.south african president cyril ramaphosa said he would not allow the policy to tur...



african elephants are pictured on november 18, 2012 - st. cloud times




a south african big game hunter was crushed to death by an elephant on a zimbabwe game reserve, according to south african outlet news 24. south african big game hunter crushed by elephant a south african big game hunter was crushed to death by an elephant on a zimbabwe game reserve, according to so...



studying an elusive south african primate




at a remote south african field site, cu boulder professor michelle sauther and cu alumnus frank cuozzo are leading research on two of the world's least studied non-human primates: the iconic, big-eyed african bushbabies, also known as galagos.



former south african president jacob zuma charged with corruption




johannesburg: former south african president jacob zuma was charged with corruption on friday over a $us2.5 billion state arms deal, a stunning judicial ruling on a continent where political 'big men' rarely face their day in court.zuma, who was forced to resign by the ruling african national congr...



actor trisha gets unicef celebrity advocate status




tamil actor trisha krishnan has been conferred the unicef celebrity advocate status here today. subsequently, "she will voice the rights of children including adolescents and young people," a unicef release said.the actor will lend support to efforts to address issues such as anaemia, child marriage...



presstv-unrwa’s education program at risk in gaza




halla alsafadipress tv, gazathe education program of the united nations relief and works agency in palestine is at risk because of the us decision to reduce its contribution to the un. over half a million students might be deprived of their right to education in the upcoming academic year.



internet addiction in teenagers studied at kazan university




the research is a joint effort by kfu, rudn university, russian state university of physical education, sports, youth and tourism, plekhanov russian university of economics, and irkutsk state university.a poll was conducted among adolescents and young people aged 14-19 which covered secondary school...



south african assets hit as nation's credit rating seen threatened




south african bank stocks tumbled and bonds plunged after the firing of finance minister pravin gordhan.



the beat of my drum: bringing west african culture to regional kids




students from regional and remote areas are being taught the basics of west african drumming in a bid to boost their cultural awareness. it is a thursday morning at wollondilly public school in goulburn, southern new south wales, and the hall has been taken over by percussion instruments.energetic ...



the beat of my drum: bringing west african culture to regional kids




students from regional and remote areas are being taught the basics of west african drumming in a bid to boost their cultural awareness. it is a thursday morning at wollondilly public school in goulburn, southern new south wales, and the hall has been taken over by percussion instruments.energetic ...



presstv-s africa's zuma leaves rally after boos from crowd




south african president jacob zuma has abandoned a may day rally after a large crowd of workers chanted slogans against him and demanded his resignation.zuma, who is facing calls to resign after a string of scandals, was seen hastily leaving the podium and being whisked away in a motorcade from the ...



scientists team up on study to save endangered african penguins




with less than 25,000 breeding pairs in existence today, it is an uphill battle for the african penguin, which calls south africa home. the 60 percent drop in their population since 2001 has put them on the endangered species list by the international union for conservation of nature. in some south ...



new school, new future in south sudan - south sudan




in south sudan, an estimated 2 million children of primary school age are out of school due to the ongoing violence across the country. the conflict has also forced one fourth of schools to shut down.unicef is working with partners to improve access to education in the country. learn how one newly c...



gupta firms lose bid to have bank of baroda remain in south africa




a group of almost 20 south african companies linked to the gupta family have lost a court bid which sought to have india's bank of baroda, the last lender doing business with the firms, maintain operations in the country, court documents showed on monday. baroda's south african division was thrust i...



nsw education minister rob stokes to dump safe schools program




nsw education minister rob stokes will dump the safe schools program and replace it with a new anti-bullying strategy when federal funding for the controversial program runs out later this year.safe schools offers resources for same-sex-attracted, intersex and gender-diverse students in about 18 n...



healthy harold might win a reprieve




education minister simon birmingham has thrown school children favourite healthy harold a lifeline, saying the government will work with life education. healthy harold, a favourite with school children across the country, might have escaped the chop.the puppet giraffe is the face of a program that t...



web-based program may help address underage drinking




a new study supports the use of a brief, web-based program alone and in combination with a parent campaign for preventing alcohol consumption among adolescents transitioning from middle school to high school. the journal of addictions & offender counseling study found that brief, web-based personali...



jacob zuma resigns, clearing way for cyril ramaphosa




jacob zuma resigned last night as president of south africa “with immediate effect”, following days of intense pressure from his own party to step down.in a 30-minute televised address, zuma spoke “through gritted teeth”, says the bbc, saying he had done nothing wrong and criticising collea...