Feb 20th, 2014
By Befekadu Beyene, After high school Zinash Kidanu* dreamt of a college education, but her dream went unfulfilled until a job selling condoms changed her life. Being a member of a low-income family means life can be challenging. For Zinash, it meant her family couldn’t afford the cost of her c...
In Southern Africa
Dec 27th, 2012
3 Gweru female rapists take turns to rape a soldier (33)A 33-YEAR-OLD Zimbabwe National Army soldier was reportedly forced to drink an unknown substance by three women who later took turns to be intimate with him before dumping him in a bushy area on the outskirts of Gweru. After regaining consciousn...
Dec 29th, 2011
Zimbabwe is probably wasting millions from its circumcision drive which critics claim is a waste of money and is also ‘an ineffective and yet invasive attempt to prevent HIV AIDS virus infection’. Zimbabwe’s political leaders and other advocates may actually have other motives which are not HIV-AIDS ...
In East Africa
Mar 24th, 2011
Nairobi – Health authorities in Kenya said Wednesday the country was facing a condom shortage due to high demand and procurement bottlenecks and made an emergency order of 45 million condoms. A January consignment of 19 million condoms lasted for around six weeks. The emergency supply from the ...
Nov 23rd, 2010
Women as well as men can use condoms to protect themselves against diseases such as Aids, the Vatican has confirmed at the launch of a new book about the Pope. Pope Benedict XVI had said in a new book that the use of condoms by Catholics would be morally justifiable in “certain cases”, ci...
Oct 19th, 2010
GALZ supports calls by the Ministry of Health and Child welfare to provide condoms to prisoners as a noble move in fighting HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe’s prisons. The danger of sexual violence in prisons is extremely increased under conditions of severe overcrowding and malnutrition such as currently prevai...