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A father’s battle to protect his children with albinism

Share the post “A father’s battle to protect his children with albinism” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail A father’s battle to protect his children with albinism. Uganda: ‘When my first son with albinism was born…I didn’t know what to think, but I immediately decided to love him.’ Kampala, Uganda – In Kampala, the city of seven hills, the traffic lanes […]

Share the post “Burundi: Despite their criticism, did the international community enable Nkurunziza’s third term bid?” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail On Monday, Burundi voted in the first leg of its controversial elections which will, almost certainly, result in a third term for President Pierre Nkurunziza. In going ahead with the polls, Nkurunziza defied almost everyone in the international […]

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Share the post “Africa and homosexuality: Where science meets morality” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail While gay rights have been spearing a wave of human rights advances in western democracies – most recently the extension of ‘marriage’ to include same-sex marriage in the US and Ireland – in Africa, the trend is moving in the opposite direction. A recent […]

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Share the post “AIDS: New report shows world is winning the battle” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail It’s easy to be cynical about the Millennium Development Goals, that lofty set of aspirations drawn up in 2000 to measure social progress by 2015. But in one respect, there’s no denying success. According to a new report by the United Nations […]

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Share the post “Xenophobia: The power of naming” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail The powerful, those who dominate, those who have conquered, invariably claim the right to name the character and significance of what has transpired and to erase or devalue the experiences of those who have suffered losses or been harmed in various ways. That applies to the […]

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Share the post “Profile: Rusagara, the cab driver who is pursuing a PhD” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Yesterday, Jean Bosco Rusagara left for Mangalore University in India for a PhD in Business Administration after getting a scholarship from the India Council for Culture and Relations (ICCR). Now, many might be wondering why this is news given that he […]

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Share the post “5 Ways to Create a Better Day-to-Day Reality for Yourself” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Author Brooke Alexandra: We all pray for simple ways to make our quality of life better, and in reality, it’s an inside job. We have to do the work ourselves and the more we incorporate healthy practices of the mind, body […]

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Share the post “Culture:The beat goes on in Lagos, Nigeria” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Whether it’s Fela, film or fiction, Nigeria’s economic capital has a non-stop calendar of cultural events, but other cities have their offerings to the muses too. Freedom Park, a former colonial prison, has become the symbol of an artistic renaissance in Lagos – a […]

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Share the post “Vegetarianism is latest vogue” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail The term “vegetarian food” implies the food which includes vegetables, fruits, grains and cereals, milk and milk products. A person who does not eat meat for religious, social or health reasons is a “vegetarian”. A pure “vegetarian” does not consume any kind of meat. Some vegetarians do […]

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Share the post “Somalia in high speed internet ‘culture shock’” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Internet cafes are popular in the capital, Mogadishu Some residents of Somalia’s capital have been experiencing a form of “culture shock” since fibre optic services launched over the last week, an internet provider has told the BBC. “Any video or site just pops up… […]

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