View Full Version : **South African AIDS Week at BBC Radio 5** (ame-a132)

May 4th, 2004, 10:28 AM
<TABLE ><TR><TD><FONT size=2><DIV>I guess in response to the sound kicking the orthodoxy received during the South African elections, the BBC is dedicating this week to AIDS in South Africa.</DIV> <DIV><BR>I would urge everyone to stay alert, and phone in whenever possible. </DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV>I didn t quite catch her, but I think that the anchor on BBC Radio 5 said something in the nature that 50% of South Africans were going to be HIV positive? Also, the BBC World Service&nbsp;is doing a program on "AIDS orphans" (are their parents even dead? Don t be surprised if they aren t).</DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV>From the Radio 5 schedule today: <BR></DIV> <DIV><STRONG>http://www.bbc.co.uk/fivelive/listings/day.shtml?day=today&nbsp;</STRONG></DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV>16:00 (Tuesday &amp; Wednesday)</DIV> <DIV><U><STRONG>Drive</STRONG></U><BR>With Peter Allen and Juliet Morris. Includes the first of two broadcasts by Jane Garvey from the township of Umlazi, near Durban - as Five Live looks at the real effects of HIV Aids in South Africa.</DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV>E-mail the program here: </DIV> <DIV><STRONG>http://www.bbc.co.uk/fivelive/programmes/drive.shtml</STRONG><STRONG>&nbsp;</STRONG></DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV>-- Ed</DIV></FONT></TD></TR></TABLE>