The United Nations AIDS agency UNAIDS warned in July that complacency was starting to stall the fight against the global epidemic, with the pace of progress not matching what is needed. Some 37 million people worldwide are infected with HIV.
Economic Freedom Fighters Deputy President, Floyd Shivambo, says former finance minister Pravin Gordhan was never eligible for the position.
The Eastern Cape government aims to reduce HIV/AIDS infections and trace patients who have defaulted on their treatment.
Humanitarian aid charity organisation, The Gift of the Givers, says it has saved 28 beehives, rescuing over two million bees from the vegetation fire that ravaged large parts of the Southern Cape.
A once-monthly injection to control HIV proved as effective as daily pills in a second study by GlaxoSmithKline, paving the way for a new regimen that could be simpler for some patients to be filed with regulators.
Tuesday debate, EFF Deputy President and Chief Whip Floyd Shivambu stood by his party’s stance in denying that he had benefited financially from his brother Brian, who is implicated in the VBS Mutual Bank debacle.
Parliament’s Joint Committee on Ethics and Member’s Interests is yet to decide if it will continue with an investigation into EFF Chief Whip Floyd Shivambu.
Some HIV-positive patients in Free State clinics claim they haven’t been able to receive medication for more than four months, and are worried they will start getting sick.
EFF Deputy President Floyd Shivambu has dismissed reports of receiving R10-million from VBS Mutual Bank as insane.
The Limpopo Health Department has revealed that 36 learners aged between ten and 19 at one of the secondary schools in the Mulenzhe area outside Thohoyandou are pregnant.