September 18

September 17

  • Zimbabwe: Govt Fills MSF Funding Vacuum

    The Herald

    Government has taken over the funding of HIV and Aids programmes in Beitbridge District after Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), a local non-governmental organisation, was chased away... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: HIV+ Woman Jailed 20 Years for Rape

    The Herald

    A 38-year-old HIV-positive Harare woman, who sexually abused two teenage boys aged 14 and 15, will spend the next 20 years in jail. Read more »

  • Zambia: Curb High Teen Pregnancies

    Times of Zambia

    Statistics for 2013 showing that 12,500 pregnancies were recorded at primary school level while another 2,428 in secondary schools, as announced by the Ministry of Education, are... Read more »

  • South Africa: HIV, Aids Communications Strategy for Youth On the Cards

    Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says there is a plan to develop a comprehensive communications strategy to address the prevalence HIV and Aids among young men and women. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Reproductive Health Tops Hurdles to Youth Development in Nigeria

    Daily Independent

    Poor access to Reproductive Health has emerged as a major reason youths in Nigeria are unable to develop intellectually. Read more »

  • Malawi: Cultural and Religious Perception Dwindling Female Condom Uptake

    Malawi News Agency

    Malawi is said to be one of the countries with low female condom consumption due to cultural and religious believes which perceive condom use as sinful, dirty and immoral. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Katsina HIV/Aids Prevalence Rate Drops

    Daily Trust

    The Executive Director, Katsina State Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS, Dr Muntari Hassan, said prevalence rate of the disease in the state has dropped. Read more »

September 16

September 15

  • Africa: Criminalising HIV Will Stop People Knowing Their Status

    Key Correspondents

    Criminalising HIV transmission will not help halt the spread of HIV - instead it will stop people from getting tested and increase the risk of further transmissions. Read more »

  • Liberia: Ebola Stalls HIV Drugs Importation - LIPNEP Alarms

    New Dawn

    The Liberia Network of People Living with HIV or LIBNEP+, representing People living with HIV peer support groups and associations across Liberia, says it is deeply troubled by the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: 'New HIV Cases Discovered in Married Couples'

    Daily Trust

    New cases of Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) in Kaduna State are mostly discovered among married people than singles, Assistant coordinator and representative of the Kaduna... Read more »

September 14

  • Zimbabwe: Male Circumcision Up in Midlands

    New Zimbabwe

    THE National Aids Council (NAC) has said more men are undergoing voluntary male circumcision in the Midlands province as the group steps up its fight against HIV and Aids. Read more »

September 13

  • Tanzania: Knowledge Crucial in Preventing Mother-to-Child HIV/Aids Transmission

    Daily News

    LACK of access to knowledge among mothers in the country is one among the main setbacks in preventing motherto- child transmission of HIV/ AIDS, the Country Director of Elizabeth... Read more »

  • Nigeria: 'HIV/Aids On the Decline in Zamfara'


    HIV/AIDS is "now fast on the decline in Zamfara state", the Commissioner of Information, Alhaji Ibrahim Birnin-Magaji has disclosed. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Live-in Girlfriend Conceals HIV Status

    The Herald

    A Chitungwiza woman allegedly lived with her boyfriend for 13 years without revealing to him that she was on anti-retroviral therapy as she is HIV positive.This emerged at the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Celebrating the Triumph of Intellectual Prowess Over Vision Challenge

    Daily Independent

    It is certainly sure that most of those who have been reading my column for many years now don't have the slightest idea that this columnist is one without any vision. That is to... Read more »

September 12

September 11

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