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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.

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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.

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South Africa's ruling party splits

It's been fourteen years since the African National Congress took power in South Africa under the leadership of Nelson Mandela. But now a split within its ranks has become an outright rebellion - and it could reshape the nation's political landscape.