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Velile ‘Sibongile’ Sikanisi (38) Velile Sikanisi believes that the cultural belief that a Xhosa man should sleep with an older woman after he had been to initiation school may have been the reason why he contracted HIV . The sexual encounter with an older woman resulted in a persistent headache for few days which prompted him to visit his nearest clinic. Sikanisi (38) aka Sibongile in... continue reading
Saturday, 11 March 2017: Around 2000 men in Gauteng, KZN, Mpumpalanga and the North West were medically circumcised today. Among them was Kagiso Modupe (33), well-known South African soapie star and Brothers for Life ambassador, who launched a nation-wide campaign recently to mobilise men to circumcise regardless of their age or health status. Modupe was circumcised at the Katlehong North... continue reading
Brothers for Lifeambassador Kagiso Modupe (33) has decided to get medically circumcised and is calling on 2000 men across the country to join him. Modupe is well loved for starring as Mangi Nyathi on the popularTV programme Scandal. “I would like South African men to join me in a celebration of masculinity, brotherhood and good health. I’m calling on men to be circumcised with me on Saturday... continue reading
The Brothers for Life movement and SABC Education bring you a new weekly radio drama and talk show series funded by USAID and PEPFAR. It launched on February 6th 2017 and will run for 13 weeks on 11 SABC local language radio stations until May 2017. The show features weekly interviews with men living positively with HIV and gives listeners a chance to ask questions to a medical expert. The... continue reading
Brothers for Life is distraught about the passing of one of the men who had dedicated their lives to moral regeneration of the country by adding their voices in the fight against gender-based violence and encouraging other men to take responsibility for their own health. Bob Phato served the nation in various capacities as an agent for change.He was one of the first leaders of the civil society... continue reading
 Oziel and Mpume Mdletshe are a happily married, sero-discordant couple from KwaZulu-Natal. Sero-discordant means that they have different HIV statuses: Mpume is HIV-, and Oziel is HIV+. To many this may seem like an impossible obstacle to overcome, but this beautiful couple have found a way to make it work. “The first thing in your relationship is the love you have for each other,” says... continue reading


About Brothers for Life

Brothers for Life promote positive male norms and encourage the uptake of health services such as Medical Male Circumcision (MMC), Men taking up HIV Testing, Consistent condom use by Men and reduction of sexual partners. The campaign mobilises men to actively engage in activities to address Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in their communities.