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World Heritage and Tourism report shows sites at risk from climate change

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Nelson Mandela Memorial

photoThe international impact of a towering figure of our time, former South African President, Nelson Mandela, was recognised at a memorial service in the Australian capital.

Former prime ministers, the diplomatic corps, South African and Australian community members paid tribute to the late former South African President at a service in ANU’s Llewellyn Hall. Continue reading

New HIV infections among children have been reduced by 50% or more in seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa

In Lesotho, A woman holds the AIDS anti-retroviral treatment medicine for her granddaughter. Photo: IRIN/Eva-Lotta JanssonA new report on the Global Plan towards elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015 and keeping their mothers alive (Global Plan) has revealed a marked increase in progress in stopping new infections in children across the Global Plan priority countries in Africa. The report outlines that seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa Continue reading