As the world recently marked World Aids Day, Africa Check has investigated the evidence behind three claims of an Aids breakthrough "cure".
While 20-million people have been tested for HIV in South Africa, there are still shortages of medicines and mismanagement in the health sector.
Prudence Mabele, a sangoma and one of the founding members of the TAC, is adamant that ARVs are imperative to the survival of HIV positive people.
Some have lauded the draft policy, saying it could make medication cheaper, but others say it is "unimpressive" and "almost contradictory".
A new drug, Tivicay, that could be vital in the struggle against HIV, might not be available to those who need it the most.
Zuma was clearly enchanted by Charlize Theron during her visit on Monday. The star, however, seemed less than captivated by the prez.
From contraception for schoolchildren to PrePex circumcisions, we discuss the Aids-prevention efforts debated at the SA Aids conference.
How SA women will benefit from an HPV vaccine, which the government will introduce next year, will strongly depend on the virus's link with HIV.
Youth delegate at the world Aids conference Phindile Sithole-Spong talks about reclaiming her sexuality after learning she was born with HIV.
President Jacob Zuma says HIV/Aids is major problem facing Africa, which has borne a significant burden as a result of the disease.
Their life expectancy is almost as high as those who are HIV free, yet they pay much more.
New medicine combines ARVs into one pill, making them easier to supply.
HIV experts are cautiously optimistic about a "functional cure" but say there is no substitute for preventing infection in the first place.
Doctors in the US have made medical history after the "functional cure" of HIV in a child - the first time such a case has been documented.
South Africa's fight against HIV and Aids has in a very short time become a success story, says President Jacob Zuma.
Hundreds of sex workers who said they were denied visas to attend an international Aids conference in the US have begun their own meeting in protest.
For most women, being HIV-positive makes them victims of many forms of violence, a new report has found. Aneesa Fazel reports.
A labour dispute is boiling at the South African National Aids Council, raising concerns over their ability to implement the national strategic plan.
The great news this past year is that now scientists have tentatively offered us a way to end Aids.