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Zinhle Mapumulo

Zinhle is a health and women’s writer for the Sowetan newspaper. She has a background in magazine and newspaper writing, having gained her journalism diploma from the Durban University of Technology. Her short stint at Enterprising Women entailed writing articles on the empowerment of women in both public and private sectors.

After years in the magazine industry, Zinhle joined the Sowetan where she has worked both as a news and health reporter. She has recently been appointed acting women’s editor.

Journalism by Zinhle Mapumulo

Caught in South Africa’s HIV waiting game


HIV patients continue to face a major backlog to gaining antiretroviral drugs. With a chronic shortage of health workers, can the Government increase access to treatment in time?