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Living with HIV and sexual bliss

Living with HIV and sexual bliss

contracting HIV is often viewed as an event that brings a sex life to a screeching halt, but Africans of diverse age groups have...
Queen Elizabeth II opens CHOGM summit

Queen Elizabeth II opens CHOGM summit

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) opened in Kampala Friday with Queen Elizabeth II calling on member-countries to remain united. The Commonwealth Heads of...
Euro 2008 : England eliminated, foreigners targeted

Euro 2008 : England eliminated, foreigners targeted

A day after their demise at the Euro 2008 qualifying match, the English are asking themselves if the high number of foreigners in the...
Afro Americans browsing the Web to find their ancestors

Afro Americans browsing the Web to find their ancestors

The internet is the new useful tool for Afro American trying to find out their past History. How IT and Genealogy fit each other While...
Bill Gates, the new aid giant

Bill Gates, the new aid giant

Can the entrepreneurial zeal, innovation and super-size budgets of private foundations succeed where a sclerotic and undisciplined international aid industry has failed? Or is...
New clues to mystery illness

New clues to mystery illness

The number of people affected by a mystery illness that has already claimed the lives of 4 children on the outskirts of the Angolan...
HAITI: Children start getting specialised AIDS services

HAITI: Children start getting specialised AIDS services

Erika, 17, (not her real name) is one of an estimated 17,000 children living with HIV in Haiti, the Caribbean island most affected by...
Chissano wins Mo Ibrahim leadership prize

Chissano wins Mo Ibrahim leadership prize

Former President of Mozambique, Joaquim Chissano, was Monday named the first winner of the Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership. The honour will...
Africa records increase in use of treated mosquito nets

Africa records increase in use of treated mosquito nets

At least 16 sub-Saharan African countries tripled their use of insecticide treated mosquito nets among children between 2000 and 2007, according to the United...
One thousand CFA francs

No plan to devalue CFA franc

The Director General of the Treasury and the Economic Policy at the French Ministry of Economy, Finance and Employment, Xavier Musca, has said there...
WESTERN SAHARA: Families unite but not for long

WESTERN SAHARA: Families unite but not for long

Sixteen years after the UN brokered a ceasefire in Western Sahara the peace process has stalled and little has changed for the Sahrawi people...
Media rights NGO demands guaranteed freedom of expression

Media rights NGO demands guaranteed freedom of expression

A media rights NGO on Tuesday called on the newly-inaugurated transitional government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to use the current...