Lesego Motsepe, star of popular South African soap opera ISIDINGO has chosen World Aids Day to reveal that she has been living with the Hi-virus for almost 13 years.
ISIDINGO is a South African drama series which is also aired on the Africa Channel in the US and on SKY Africa Channel 268 in the UK.
The soap sets out to reflect South Africa's diverse people their struggles, their debates, their concerns, their fears, their reasons to celebrate - back at themselves.
The actress, best known for her role as Letti Matabane on the soap opera stated that the reason for her confession is to make a difference in the lives of others after she suffered rejection and resentment after those close to her became aware of her status.
"The virus lives in my blood. For 13 years I had known, and I wanted to use the opportunity God gave me to be able to be a mentor to those who will be going through the same struggles I have gone through," she said.
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