As a result of an NGO in the Eastern Cape using incentives to encourage people to check their status, HIV testing has tripled in four villages.
Observers warn of corruption and inefficiency should state take over the operation of the lottery.
After another brutal year of economic hardship, Spaniards across the country are hoping for relief through the country's famed Christmas lottery.
Three people have beaten the one-in-176-million chance to win their of "the world's largest jackpot” prize of $640-million in the US lottery.
Officials drew the numbers for a record jackpot of $640-million in the Mega Millions lottery on Friday night, but had yet to announce the winners.