HIV and AIDS news
Phenny Awiti's life took a turn when she was in Form Two at Asumbi Girls' High School in 2008, at that time she was just 16-year-old with no sexual partner and the thought that she could be positive did not ever cross her mind.
Cape Town-based Zikhona Dingile is keen to reduce stigma and discrimination facing HIV-positive people in South Africa. She took a break from her activism to pay tribute to her best friend for always being there for her.
HIV positive Saidy Brown took to Twitter to share an inspirational message with other social media users on living with the disease. HIV is life changing but it should never be life limiting. She shared the post with her photo.
A woman, who called herself an African queen, spoke up about living with HIV- and her tweet inspired Black Twitter. The 29-year-old then went on to explain how she was infected and it left tweeps wondering how she was not bitter.
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Fortue Nosiwe, a young lady from Berea in Johannesburg, South Africa has decided to make her HIV status public to prove to others that her status does not define her beauty or her worth. Other tweets were inspired by her courage.