Dear HIV: an open letter to my disease

2017-12-01 09:25

A 22-year-old woman from the North West has dubbed herself a HIVictor and is “unapologetically loud and in your face” about being HIV positive.

Aids like an atomic bomb every 6 months

2017-09-14 12:33

With South Africa’s Aids-related death toll already equivalent to 48 Hiroshima atomic bombs the time is nigh for government to declare war on HIV-transmission, writes Robert Traydon.

Violence creating 'lost generation' of Middle East men - study

2017-08-08 17:36

Suicide and murder are rising fast in the Middle East and nearby regions that are already grappling with war and conflict, creating a "lost generation", particularly among men, researchers say.

Experts resign from Trump HIV/Aids panel

2017-06-19 07:34

Six top health advisers have resigned from Donald Trump's advisory council on HIV/Aids, complaining that the US president doesn't really care about combatting the illness.

KZN boasts most free condoms in SA

2017-03-04 19:35

KwaZulu-Natal has more free condoms at public health facilities than any other province, averaging 54 condoms per male aged over 15.

‘I’m making history’ - First HIV vaccine volunteers

2016-12-04 06:02

A group of South Africans are embarking on a journey that might help to end the HIV/Aids endemic. But they still have a long way, say researchers.

WATCH: Ramaphosa booed at World Aids Day event

2016-12-01 14:14

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and a delegation of ministers have received a hostile welcome from some Daveyton residents during a World Aids Day.

'My father has beaten HIV'

2016-11-27 09:37

The ambulance people came and my granny just pointed at my dad, her big hands shaking. They picked my dad up and laid him on a stretcher.

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.


SA AIDS activist, David Ross Patient has died

2017-09-23 09:00

World renowned South African AIDS activist David Ross Patient, who was diagnosed with HIV in 1983, has died.

Criselda Kananda-Dudumashe will not hold any position at Sanac - Ramaphosa

2017-08-24 14:29

Controversial talk show host Criselda Kananda-Dudumashe will not hold any position in the South African National AIDS Council, its chair Cyril Ramaphosa has assured the TAC.

SA child born with HIV has virus under control without drugs

2017-07-24 11:12

A South African child born with the Aids virus has kept the infection suppressed for more than 8 years after stopping anti-HIV medicines.

Former Aids council head criticises government plan

2017-06-19 06:06

There are many “missed opportunities” in the National Strategic Plan for HIV and TB, says Fareed Abdullah.

Former Wits official arrested in US for allegedly laundering of USAID funds

2017-02-09 19:10

A former senior manager at the Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute has been arrested in the US for allegedly misappropriating approximately $230 000 of United States Agency for International Development funding in South Africa.

My friends use the new max condoms - Ramaphosa

2016-12-01 19:11

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's friends love the new government max condoms, he has said at the commemoration of World Aids Day.

Scale up HIV prevention, say experts

2016-11-27 10:32

A decade ago an HIV diagnosis was considered a death sentence in South Africa.

Fezeka should be remembered - Ramaphosa

2016-11-09 22:18

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says people living with HIV/Aids, like Fezeka "Khwezi" Kuzwayo was, should be remembered by the country.

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.

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