Aids: The lost continent

It is pushing 80 degrees in the sweltering heat of the mid-day African sun, but the big man in front of me cannot stop himself from shivering.

2nd December, 2006

It is pushing 80 degrees in the sweltering heat of the mid-day African sun, but the big man in front of me cannot stop himself from shivering.

‘‘Please write this down,” he says. ‘‘I used to have a good life in this city, a very good life. But once you get HIV, there is no forgiveness here.

‘‘When my boss found out, I was immediately sacked from my job, and I...

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