AIDS Denialsm – Media Watch
Let’s break the silence on HIVIt's been a year since former Pirates player Thabang Lebese died from an HIV/Aids-related illness. But his legacy will live on thanks to the work that his mother Florence Lebese is doing with the UN's HIV/Aids programme.
IN THE NEWS: Crime is not having HIV but giving it to someone elseSiphiwe Maloyi and his wife Vuyo had been married for only a short while when he filed for divorce after his wife revealed that she was HIV-positive - something she had known for years. Siphiwe alleged his wife concealed her status until after they were married.
ART, lies and videotape
It is estimated that over 300, 000 HIV-positive South Africans who could have lived long and healthy lives on ART, died from the effects of uncontrolled HIV infection, during the Mbeki-Manto HIV misinformation era.
The TAC’s campaign which fought and eventually won out against this menace is the subject of ‘TAC-Taking Haart’ a film reviewed in today’s Mail & Guardian by Shaun de Waal.