New govt condoms not a joke - Ramaphosa

2016-09-07 20:10

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has accused an EFF MP of treating the introduction of new government condoms as flippant.

Charlie Sheen urges other HIV-positive stars to come forward

2016-08-10 06:33

US actor Charlie Sheen, who announced last year he is HIV-positive, said other celebrities should come forward if they have contracted the virus to help lift its stigma.

John gives $10 million to fight gay and HIV stigmas

2016-07-21 11:57

“No one gets left behind. We will change things. People will fight and they will be heroes.”

Awareness key in fighting Aids

2016-07-20 13:41

Actress Charlize Theron says that mothers can change the dire HIV/Aids situation by educating their children about the disease.

Now nurses treat us better than before - gay patient

2016-07-19 11:07

An Mpumalanga group called Men Sleeping with other Men says it can already see a difference after nurses received special training on how to treat gay men.

I refused to die - HIV+ woman who killed cheating husband

2016-07-19 07:25

A frustrated KwaZulu-Natal woman who shot and killed her husband for infecting her with HIV/Aids has created a quilt in which she tells her story.

Zulu princess urges youth to pray, take a stand against crises

2016-07-07 19:30

South Africans need to pray and take a stand against various crises facing the country, says Princess Nandi Zulu.

Ethiopia to toss out 69 million condoms

2016-06-23 22:33

Ethiopia needs to toss out 69 million condoms that were paid for by international donors to fight the spread of Aids because of their poor quality, local media reports.

Countries commit to double AIDS treatment

2016-06-11 15:07

Countries have committed to nearly doubling the number of people who receive life-saving HIV treatment over the next five years, as a UN conference devoted to ending the epidemic drew to a close.

We are declaring war against blessers – KZN premier

2016-05-13 18:19

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu, in his capacity as the chairperson of the provincial council on Aids, has called for a united front against “blessers”.


Ramaphosa brings flavoured, maximum pleasure to Parliament

2016-09-01 14:45

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged MPs to help themselves to the new government condoms - specially designed for maximum pleasure and to make no noise.

Prince Harry: Youth need a voice

2016-07-22 10:09

Sir Elton John and Prince Harry, along with a panel of distinguished activists, have declared war on the stigma faced by youth with HIV.

Gates highlights importance of funding to fight HIV/Aids

2016-07-21 10:46

Bill Gates, Microsoft founder and director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, addressed scores of media, activists and delegates on the pressing need for funding in research for HIV prevention and treatment at the International Aids Conference at the ICC on Wednesday.

Government launches self-service medicine 'ATMs'

2016-07-20 10:15

South Africans will soon be able to obtain their medication from self-service ATM-style machines.

Sex workers continue call for decriminalisation at Aids conference

2016-07-19 10:51

With estimates that 77% of sex workers in Durban are HIV-positive, local and foreign sex workers have called on delegates at the 2016 International Aids Conference to decriminalise sex work.

Disease biggest killer of SA youth – Radebe

2016-07-07 22:32

A social profile of South African youth indicates there are a range of challenges facing young people in the country, says Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe.

Zim, Aids were Mbeki's biggest achievements, says academic

2016-06-24 08:41

Zimbabwe was “arguably one of Thabo Mbeki’s great successes”, together with the HIV/Aids campaign, a Ugandan academic has written in a new book about the former president.

Education dept launches campus HIV/Aids awareness initiative

2016-06-20 22:18

Healthy and productive graduates are one of the cornerstones of a healthy economy, Higher Education Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana has said at the launch of a countrywide campus HIV/Aids testing initiative.

Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference

2016-05-19 07:49

The US, EU and Canada are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level UN conference on AIDS.

Health dept in bid to wean girls off sugar daddies - Motsoaledi

2016-05-10 12:03

The Department of Health will launch a programme next month designed to keep young women away from sugar daddies, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says.

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