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HIV laws in Africa

Lisa Mullins speaks with South African judge Edwin Cameron, who argues that laws that make it illegal for someone to transmit HIV to another person are bad public policy.

Global Politics

South Africa and AIDS

South Africa's former leaders were criticized for downplaying the AIDS epidemic there. Now a new president and a new health minister are taking a different approach to fighting the disease. Rhoda Metcalfe reports on The World.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit - Miriam Makeba

South African legend Miriam Makeba has died. Anchor Lisa Mullins revisits Makeba's historic speech to the United Nations in 1963. In that speech, Makeba pleaded with world leaders to help South Africans defeat apartheid.