The epidemic could end in 15 years if "fast-track targets" are accelerated in the next six years – if not, infection rates could continue to rise.
Has President Jacob Zuma set back the fight against HIV and Aids more than his predecessor? Helen Zille believes so but the evidence shows otherwise.
According to a study, the discovery of how a woman's body responded to her HIV infection by making antibodies may hold the clue to a cure for Aids.
Judge Edwin Cameron grapples with revealing his HIV status in this extract from his book, "Justice: A Personal Account".
This is the story of two South African HIV positive women who are taking care of their own health and that of their babies by breastfeeding on ARVs.
Mandela regretted not acting on HIV during his presidency, but he made up for it in spades.
As the world recently marked World Aids Day, Africa Check has investigated the evidence behind three claims of an Aids breakthrough "cure".
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.
The country is fighting the intellectual property laws that hiked up the cost of its HIV programme.
Winner: Dr Maheshvari Naidu
SLIDESHOW: An initiation school outside Jo'burg is working with government and an HIV prevention organisation to prevent the deaths of its initiates.
Youth delegate at the world Aids conference Phindile Sithole-Spong talks about reclaiming her sexuality after learning she was born with HIV.
Teachers struggle to educate their pupils about sexual matters that they can’t even negotiate in their own lives - like using condoms.
An inaccurate figure that 28% of all schoolgirls in SA were infected with HIV has been reported as fact by a multitude of news agencies.
Rural areas have always been at the bottom of the list when it comes to healthcare and expenditure.
Farm communities suffer from poor health, alcohol abuse, shoddy service delivery and harsh living conditions.
Kgalema Motlanthe has lauded antiretroviral programmes and HIV counselling and testing campaigns, saying the country is "on the right path".
SA has the most people living with HIV in the world, but facilities like the Themba Lethu clinic are helping those infected to cope and survive.