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29 March 2019

One she called the ‘minister of love’. The other? He was the ‘minister of finance’

Since the country’s rollout, less than a quarter of people who’ve started taking the HIV prevention pill are young women — despite high HIV rates.

Asiphe Ntshongontshi, 23, plants a small “X” on the family calendar hanging on a wooden wardrobe. Her parents think she’s tracking her period so that the hospitality student isn’t caught unaware when her “monthly visitor” hits.

They’re wrong.

Every evening the Ntshongontshi family religiously bond over dinner and television. Like most Fridays, Ntshongontshi’s favourite soapie, Generations: The Legacy, ends with a cliffhanger:

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