HIV

By IndepthAfrica
In Uganda
Nov 13th, 2012
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Uganda’s parliament will, before Christmas, pass a highly controversial bill which seeks more stringent punishments for people engaging in homosexual acts and those perceived to be “promoting” homosexuality, says the speaker of the house. Rebecca Kadaga told hundreds of petitioners ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Uganda
Nov 1st, 2012
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  Jailed: Ruth Nabuguzi was the ringleader of a ‘family firm’ that carried out a £4million benefits scam A Ugandan woman who headed a ‘family firm’ which created identities for up to 100 fictitious children to carry out a £4million 19-year benefits scam was jailed for six...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 15th, 2012
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By Seble Teweldebirhan, Ezega.com Child labor has always been a challenge for Ethiopian children. With an extreme poverty, illiteracy and wicked tradition and attitude towards children, the price one pays for growing up in Ethiopia is a lot unjust than most places in the world. In addition to physica...
By IndepthAfrica
In Zimbabwe
Oct 1st, 2012
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Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai used the MDC-Ts 13 anniversary celebrations in Bulawayo at the weekend to apologise for his love triangle that has blighted his otherwise outstanding role in the struggle for democracy. Tsvangirai was linked to a string of women with two of them eventually taking him ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jul 19th, 2012
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Joyce J Wangui In the recent past, sex workers have borne the wrath of police and Nairobi City Council officials who harass them and interfere with their work. Ironically, only women are arrested whenever they are found plying the age-old trade while their male clients go scot free. The marking of In...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jul 19th, 2012
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Public health experts gained another weapon in their battle against AIDS on Monday, when the Food and Drug Administration approved an HIV drug for preventive use. This will help pave the way for its authorization in developing countries. Related Items Articles US approves Gilead Science’s Truva...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jul 6th, 2012
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Former U.S. President George W. Bush has wrapped up a weeklong tour of Africa aimed at promoting cervical cancer detection and empowering women to make “positive change in their lives.” Mr. Bush and his wife, Laura, announced a $3 million initiative in Botswana that expands an existing program aimed ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jul 1st, 2012
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Nigerian politician, remember, you used to come to our houses, town meetings and sometimes hung out with us where we drank local palm wine and ate ‘Isi Ewu’ and ‘Amala’ before the election. But immediately after you had been elected we were declared persona non grata as nonentities and treated like p...
By IndepthAfrica
In Uncategorized
May 28th, 2012
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Swaziland – Swaziland exiles called for a boycott of the 6th annual Bushfire festival this weekend to protest the kingdom’s government policies. But the boycott did not appear to slow the three-day musical and cultural event. Thousands of people happily dance on the grass to the tune of a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Featured 2
May 4th, 2012
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In 2007, 23-year-old Cheryl was working in a hospital in southern Nigeria. A patient’s brother told her that she could make more money in a European hospital if she went with him. Upon arriving in Italy, she quickly learned that she had been tricked into sex work. “It was very dangerous. The fi...