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Tanzania orders all unregistered bloggers to take down their sites...
Tanzania ordered all unregistered bloggers and online forums on Monday to suspend their websites immediately or face criminal prosecution, as critics accuse the government of tightening control of internet content.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-11 15:33 UTC
Things to Avoid on a first date...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Africa/
While we'd love to encourage you to be 'yourself', there are some things you need to keep on the low especially on a first date
By osy37917 on 2018-06-08 07:10 UTC
Islamist Militants Suspected Of Beheading 10 In Mozambique, Including Children...
At least 10 people in Mozambique, a country with around 29 million people, had their heads cut off recently in what is suspected to be an Islamist group attack.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-29 16:54 UTC
Congo says Ebola cases have reached 30...
Congo's Ministry of Health says the number of confirmed Ebola cases has reached 30, including eight deaths.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-24 15:02 UTC
Zimbabwe applies to re-join Commonwealth, invites poll observers...
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has officially applied for Zimbabwe to re-join the Commonwealth it left in 2003 and has invited the grouping of former British colonies to send observers to its general elections set for July.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-21 14:50 UTC
Watchdogs step up response in DR Congo as Ebola toll mounts...
World agencies and neighbouring countries on Friday hiked their response to an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as the toll from the notorious disease mounted.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-18 15:09 UTC
14 confirmed Ebola cases in Congo as emergency meeting held...
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — There are now 14 confirmed Ebola cases in Congo's latest outbreak as health officials rush to contain the often deadly virus in a city of more than 1 million.Congo has contained several past Ebola outbreaks but this is the
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-18 15:08 UTC
'Major, major game-changer': Ebola spreads to big Congo city...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/Africa/
Congo's health minister says Ebola has spread to the capital of the country's Equateur province, a worrying shift in the new outbreak in the northwest.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-17 20:00 UTC
Suspected jihadists kill 40 civilians in northeast Mali...
A governor in Mali says suspected jihadists have killed at least 40 civilians in two attacks near the country's border with Niger, where attacks have increased in the past year.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-28 22:28 UTC
Boko Haram frees 110 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls...
Islamist extremist group Boko Haram has returned 110 of the girls kidnapped from a Nigerian boarding school last month, reports the AP . Why it matters: Boko Haram, which means "Western education is forbidden" in the Hausa language, has carried ou
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-21 15:05 UTC
DP World signs deal with Ethiopia to develop Berbera port - port.today...
On 1 March 2018, the Dubai-based global terminal operator signed an agreement with the Government of Ethiopia, whereby Ethiopia enters into DP World Berbera Port becoming its strategic shareholder.
By PortToday on 2018-03-05 21:55 UTC
National Assembly adopts motion on land expropriation without compensation...
Parliament has set in motion a process to amend the Constitution to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation.
By rjx32 on 2018-02-28 17:45 UTC
Uganda CONFIRMS Bleeding Eye Fever - deadlier than Plague - as fears rise in East Africa...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/health/, /contrib/Africa/
A HORRIFIC new disease dubbed 'Bleeding Eye Fever', which is deadlier than the Plague, has killed more than four people and infected dozens, sparking fears East Africa is about to be hit by a major epidemic.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-17 02:57 UTC
DP World CEO explores new opportunities in Africa - port.today...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/business/, /contrib/Africa/
DP World Group CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem visits West and North Africa meeting heads of the states to explore possible trade and transport solutions.
By PortToday on 2017-10-04 08:25 UTC
MTV Shuga viewers twice as likely to test for HIV...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/hiv, /contrib/Africa/
People who watch the popular MTV series ‘MTV Shuga’ for over six months are more than twice as likely to get tested for HIV compared to those who do not watch the show.
By AVERT on 2017-06-28 16:18 UTC
Vaginal bacteria could play a key role in regulating HIV risk among women...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/hiv, /contrib/Africa/
Understanding the vaginal microbiome and how it impacts HIV risk could help develop more effective treatment and prevention strategies for young women in sub-Saharan Africa.
By AVERT on 2017-06-14 11:16 UTC
Adolescence a ‘dangerous time’ for young girls – particularly in sub-Saharan Africa...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/hiv, /contrib/Africa/
UNAIDS’ annual World AIDS Day report shows that young women transitioning into womanhood face complex challenges that are stalling progress in halting new HIV infections.
By AVERT on 2017-06-13 14:27 UTC
Partner self-testing could be a vital tool to increase uptake of HIV testing among men in sub-Saharan Africa...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/hiv, /contrib/Africa/
Near-universal uptake of HIV testing among men who were given self-tests by their partners in Kenya shows its feasibility as an intervention to reach hard-to-reach groups.
By AVERT on 2017-06-13 14:21 UTC
Cryptococcal meningitis remains a leading killer of people living with HIV...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Africa/, /contrib/hiv
First update on cryptococcus in the era of antiretroviral treatment expansion reveals disproportionate burden in sub-Saharan Africa and a need for better treatment options.
By AVERT on 2017-06-13 13:56 UTC
Understanding the barriers to circumcision in southern and eastern Africa...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/hiv, /contrib/Africa/
Despite a willingness of men to get circumcised for the HIV prevention benefits, uptake is low with just 56% of the 20.8 million circumcisions by 2016 target met.
By AVERT on 2017-06-12 15:49 UTC

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