Shot some video while with the Telegraph in Pretoria to interview South African President Jacob Zuma about upcoming elections.
Telegraph Correspondent Damien McElroy is interviewing the President.
Today I covered something else which I think unfortunately is really only likely to breed more division, so before the day is over, I want to honour what today is REALLY supposed to be about – World Aids Day – and honouring those who have died in the pandemic, and about holding hope for tomorrow. Limpho, who I met many years ago – and saw again earlier this year – instills such hope. After being ill most of her life, and close to dying, Limpho tested positive and started taking ARVs when she was 6 years old. In the past, Limpho was so ill her grandmother had to carry her on her back, but in this picture she is seven and walking home from school on her own. Many years later, I found Limpho still healthy, bigger, and attending the same school. So here is a flash back to the story about Limpho and others in the book Aids and Childhood in Southern Africa. Limpo’s story starts on page 78.