All posts by Trust Govere

A topic of heated debate: Should HIV testing be compulsory?

According to UNAIDS, 36.9 million people around the world are living with HIV. South Africa currently has the largest HIV epidemic in the world, with 7.2 million of its citizens affected by the virus. Southern and Eastern Africa is home to 50% of the world’s HIV positive population. It’s no wonder the question of whether or

HIV positive cleric blasts AIDS cure prophets

By Robert Tapfumaneyi AN HIV-positive cleric has condemned prophets claiming to have found a cure for the condition saying this risks reversing the remarkable gains Zimbabwe has achieved in the fight against the infection. Reverend Maxwell Kapachawo, leader of he Abandoned Grace Ministries, was one of the first local religious leaders to publicly disclose their

‘No to Magaya HIV and AIDS cure’

SECRETARY for Health and Child Care Gerald Gwinji yesterday said government would find it difficult to license Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries leader Walter Magaya’s alleged new cure for HIV. BY VENERANDA LANGA/XOLISANI NCUBE Gwinji said Magaya did not follow due process when he unveiled his Aguma herb, which he claimed could cure the

30 years in prison for not disclosing HIV status

Amsterdam – Kerry Thomas is in prison in the USA, serving a 30-year sentence for having sex twice without disclosing to his partner that he was HIV positive. Although Thomas used condoms, had an undetectable viral load and did not infect his partner, he was given two 15-year sentences to run consecutively. He has already

‘No to Magaya HIV and AIDS Cure”

SECRETARY for Health and Child Care Gerald Gwinji yesterday said government would find it difficult to license Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries leader Walter Magaya’s alleged new cure for HIV. BY VENERANDA LANGA/XOLISANI NCUBE Gwinji said Magaya did not follow due process when he unveiled his Aguma herb, which he claimed could cure the

‘Nothing for us, without us,’ hammer young people at AIDS Conference

Sitting on center stage, clutching a microphone, Chinmay Modi along with a dozen young people answered questions about HIV during an all-youth panel session at the Amsterdam 2018 AIDS conference. The 25-year-old born with HIV described his struggle accessing services. “In India, sex is a big taboo. A 16-year-old cannot buy condoms for example and