Deputy president and chairperson of the South African National Aids Council, Cyril Ramaphosa is delivering a keynote address as part of World Aids Day commemorations.

Ramaphosa has received a warm welcome at the Walter Sisulu University stadium in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape.

He is flanked by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi and provincial leadership led by Premier Phumulo Masualle. The Eastern Cape has the third highest number of people living with HIV in the country.