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South African Socialite KOYO BALA Speaks Out About His HIV Status & More….

Filed under : Africa, Lifestyle

As World Aids Day is upon us Koyo Bala (32), member of the popular group 3Sum reveals his HIV status to Drum Magazine in the upcoming issue and putting all the rumors to rest.

The singer and socialite Koyo Bala found out that he was HIV positive on the 7 July 2010.And Koyo say that it felt like his world was coming to an end. He added that it was as if he was facing death in the eye.

Thanks to his family and friends support he did not give up on life, but rather took this as a second chance at life. He is quoted saying

“I want to use my bubbly personality to help those struggling to come to terms with their status and instil a sense of hope”.


His Twitter (@koyob) and Facebook pages are filled with messages of hope and love, as his fans and followers encourage him

His bravery will sure encourage other people to know their status as we approach World Aids Day and to speak out about their status.

This World Aids Day as FaraiToday, we encourage everyone to know their status and remember the ABC’s of HIV/AIDS prevention….


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Here is an interview of 3sum members, Amstel Makwane and Jeff Moyo (died last year)  were they chat about being part of the first openly gay music group in South Africa.

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  • tsumbet

    you are brave koyo and you dont know how much you are going to be an icon of hope to the many people out there who need another reason to wake up and live each day with the convction that HIV is nolonger the death sentence that it used to be..we love you and support you all the way..