World AIDS Day – South Africa & Swaziland

Swazis dancing in a cultural village show.
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On World AIDS Day, the news came flashing that South Africa’s top court sides with same-sex marriage.

For Swaziland, I found Reuter’s headline funny: “Swaziland’s much-married king scraps AIDS events
The bottom-line is that, In a royal decree, Swaziland’s King Mswati cancelled the AIDS Day events, saying they would interfere with a month-long traditional ceremony.

What is amazing here is that, Swaziland and South Africa both have some of the highest HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in the world!

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Oluniyi D. Ajao
Oluniyi D. Ajao is an Internet Entrepreneur and Tech Enthusiast based in South Africa. Follow him on twitter @niyyie for more tech updates.

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