Azumah Nelson promotes bis biography on Australia tour09/09/14
Ghana's retired boxing champion Azumah Nelson is one of the most recognised sports people in Australia. His two memorable fights with Australian icon Jeff Fenech in the early 1990s cemented his name in the sporting annals of Australia. ...
We can end wars: Korean group
With several parts of the world in conflict, a community group in South Korea is hoping to assemble more than 100,000 people in Seoul from Sept 17-19 to help end wars and conflict. John Hwang is the Melbourne-based regional manager of the Press...
Ebola outbreak could've been avoided: Expert
Leading American epidemiologist Professor David Heymann has told a health conference in Perth, Western Australia, that the current Ebola outbreak in parts of West Africa could have been avoided. His comments follow a recent World Health Organis...
Abbott government marks a year in office
On September 7, Prime Minister Tony Abbott's federal Coalition government marked its first year in office. It's a natural time to reflect on how the government has fared. On the domestic front, the government's tough budget has haunted Mr Abbot...
Pay gap between male and female workers widening
The gap between wages paid men and women is widening, 50 years after women won the right to equal pay for equal work. Women earn almost 20 per cent less than men in the same jobs. Greg Navarro looks at the issue.
Surviving the terror of the organ-harvesting trade
An Eritrean refugee living in Melbourne gives horrific details of human traffickers and organ harvesters in the Sinai.
Worlds' first affordable self-test kits for AIDS and malaria
We spoke to John Kelly. He was involved in the recently released first self-test kit for HIV-Aids and the worlds' first malaria self-testing kit. These kits are simple to use, accurate and very affordable.
Could Ebola crisis bring on famine?
Fears have risen of an associated famine in the countries worst-affected by the Ebola crisis.
Sydney man denied job 'because he was Black'
A Brazilian-born Australian citizen says he was denied a job at a Sydney city cafe because he is Black, and he's considering taking legal action against the cafe owner. Nilson Dos Santos had no idea when he applied for a job as a barista that h...
Racial tensions flare in the United States
The shooting death of an unarmed Black teenager by a White police officer has reignited racial tensions in the United States. There have been violent clashes and protests in the Missouri town of Ferguson, where police are accused of using exces...
Ebola devastates West Africa
The Ebola epidemic in four countries in West Africa shows no sign of abating. SBS TV's reporterAshley Hamer is in the thick of it all in rural Sierra Leone. Her report from the village of Kailahun, a 12-hour drive from the capital Freetown, tel...
Thousands facing famine in South Sudan
There are calls for the international community to provide urgent humanitarian assistance to South Sudan to prevent a humanitarian disaster.
Aid groups call for Australian role on South Sudan peace
Aid agency Oxfam has called on the Australian government to use its role at the United Nations to push for a peace deal in South Sudan.
Interview with Noma - star singer of Cirque Mother Africa
Noma as Nomathamsanqa Mkwananzi is affectionately known in the arts and music circles was born to a family of two. She has grown to defy and break boundaries with her voice and performance. From a tender age Noma sang in church and was ...
Interview with Dabullfap
Dabullfap has been singing and rapping since 2011. But it is only since last summer that he took music seriously as a career option. For over a year he's been going back and forth to the UK, Europe and LA making contacts. We caught up w...
New FGM support kit launched in Australia
It's hoped a new resource just released will help Australian women and girls who have experienced genital mutilation.
Concern in Australia over Ebola outbreak
Australians are being urged to postpone non-essential travel to Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, because of an outbreak of Ebola.
UNICEF urges support for South Sudan amid famine crisis
UNICEF is calling for increased support from the international community as South Sudan edges towards a full scale famine.
Ebola virus hits West Africa
As the Ebola virus wreaks havoc in several West African nations, two American health workers have been infected as authorities struggle to contain the outbreak. Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia have together recorded about 660 cases. Li...
Ethiopian prince blames African leaders for upsurge in asylum seeker...
As European nations face an influx of refugees fleeing their homelands in Africa, a member of a former royal dynasty in Ethiopia is blaming European leaders for the problem. Prince Asfa-Wossen Asserate says Western nations have themselves to bl...
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