If it works, the world's latest HIV vaccine candidate may make it to market quicker than we think - and become a routine childhood vaccination
Jane Mahlangu is set to become one of the first 100 people in South Africa to receive an experimental jab that could prevent HIV - and make history
The country has made progress with its plans to prevent, treat and monitor HIV but still has a long way to go.
Aids is a mirror that reflects how we think about society. It exposes our prejudices and our lack of ability to embrace diversity.
Recently the first participants in the HVTN 702 study received jabs of a vaccine that could stop HIV in its tracks
The World Health Organisation hopes take-home tests will increase the number of the people who know their HIV status
Rape and physical abuse rates more than double those reported in national studies have been recorded in Diepsloot in northern Johannesburg
Mia Malan answers six important questions about the HIV prevention pill in three minutes.
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On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Bhekisisa is launching a free gender-based violence helpline in Diepsloot
Read an excerpt from the award-winning story that kick-started a campaign to link survivors of rape and gender-based violence to care.
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Care workers may be the backbone of community health care but they sure aren’t paid like it
After Sierra Leone’s civil war, money poured in for mental health services. But a decade later, there's little left to help Ebola’s victims.
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Science knows more than ever about how to use HIV treatment to prevent new infections but will it be enough to end Aids?
Is South Africa breeding a nation of abusers and victims? Mia Malan interrogates why sexual violence in the country is so prevalent.
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How undercover police infiltrated a criminal network that spent years hiding behind a curtain of shelf companies, Swiss bank accounts and pseudonyms.
The kidnapping of young girls ignores the 'niceties' of a cultural practice.