A court has ruled that a mother, representing her child, can now apply to claim damages for alleged negligent prenatal misdiagnosis of her child.
Personal accounts from Liberia and Sierra Leone bring home the devastation wrought by the virus.
No arrests have been made in the attack of a petrol attendant and the Engen group says it is "appalled" by the assault.
Police are investigating a case of assault after what appears to be a racially-motivated attack on a petrol attendant by a group of bikers.
Although 65% of South Africans reportedly have been tested for HIV at least once, annual testing figures are much lower.
On the second day of the trial, Wouter Basson's lawyer went for the kill, while a witness said Basson's actions cannot go unpunished.
The sentencing of private cardiologist Wouter Basson guilty of unprofessional conduct as head doctor during apartheid is off to a contentious start.
Medical malpractice litigation is preventing young doctors from entering high-risk fields of medicine.
Restrictions hit the movement of a million or more Sierra Leone citizens living in five districts worst affected by the disease.
People who use creams to lighten their skin risk causing lasting damage to their bodies and nervous systems.