This is an archive of the Treatment Action Campaign's public documents from December 1998 until October 2008. I created this website because the TAC's website appears unmaintained and people were concerned that it
was becoming increasingly hard to find important documents.

The menu items have been slightly edited and a new stylesheet applied to the site. But none of the documents have been edited, not even for minor errors. The text appears on this site as obtained from the Internet Archive.

The period covered by the archive encompassed the campaign for HIV medicines, the civil disobedience campaigns, the Competition Commission complaints, the 2008 xenophobic violence and the PMTCT, Khayelitsha health workers and Matthias Rath court cases.

Nandipha Makeke

Justice at last in Nandipha Makeke case

Murderers of Makeke sentenced to 20 years

TAC gets protection order against Yanga Janet

On 7 April, Thembinkosi Ntukani, 24, and Bonga Sibhozo, 19, were sentenced to 20 years in prison for the murder of Nandipha Makeke. According to SAPA, Magistrate Robert Matshikwe said Tukani and Sibozi acted without reason and remorse and deserved to be removed from society.

TAC to Take Action to Stop Criminals Threatening its Members in Khayelitsha

Since 2003 TAC Khayelitsha members have been actively involved in campaigns against violence, particularly violence against women, children, gays and lesbians.

On 16 December 2005, a TAC member 18 year old Nandipha Makeke, was raped and murdered. On the same day another member, Mandla Nkunkuma, was attacked and shot. Mandla Nkunkuma identified his attacker as Yanga Janet who was later arrested for the rape and murder of Nandipha Makeke.

Nandipha Makeke case resumes in Khayelitsha Magistrates Court on 5 March

The trial of the alleged rapists and murderers of TAC member Nandipha Makeke continued in the Khayelitsha Magistrates Court on 5 March.

TAC Electronic Newsletter


  • Western Cape Health Department receives an extra R332 million to improve service delivery and increase the number of beds at public hospitals
  • TAC statement on the slow pace of ju
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