Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma is expected to make a major statement on the fight against HIV and AIDS when he addresses the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) later today.
As the President of the country, Zuma has an opportunity to address the NCOP formally once a year. He will address the House at 2pm.
According to sources the President will signal an intensification of the fight against HIV and AIDS ahead of World AIDS Day on 1 December.
The theme of his address will be "Together finding solutions to achieving the goal of a better quality of life for all".