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Showing posts from November, 2012

An AIDS-free generation for Africa

“Getting to zero. Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS related deaths.” This message, the current UNAIDS’ vision, is the first thing visitors read on the organization’s main webpage. For the past decades, UNAIDS, the United Nations agency responsible for HIV/AIDS epidemic has been working hard to end the worldwide spread of the incurable AIDS or Acquired immune deficiency syndrome. 

In his article “HIV/AIDS in Africa: Less Talk and More Action, ' Dr.Chinua Akukwe, a former Vice Chairman of the National Council for International Health (NCIH) in Washington, D.C. urges the international community to execute concrete actions regarding the "devastating consequences of this hydra-headed monster of a disease in Africa."

Hear Straight Up From Africans has recently introduced a 30-mn documentary 'Straight Up' available online with this simple objective: to change the way the world sees Africa. As stated on, this short documentary about Africa is not about war, poverty, and hardship but is instead speaking about the challenges and successes occurring across Africa today.

Over 100,000 Strong for Malala Yousafzai

Who is Malala Yousafzai? And why the whole world is buzzing about this 15-year old school student? On October 9, 2012, Malala Yousafzai was attacked by the Taliban on a bus on her way home and was shot in the head. Her crime? She wants to go to school. 

Hommage à la belle Afrique

AMOUR, FAMILLE, RICHESSE, INTELLIGENCE, QUIÉTUDE, UNITÉ, ESPOIR. C'est par ces mots lourds et forts d’intérêts que se définie l’AFRIQUE la Belle, la généreuse.

An African Freedom Fighter Remembered

Cameroonian journalist and freedom fighter Pius Njawé is the human symbol of the freedom of speech in his country. Imprisoned over 100 times in 30 years and sentenced in 1998 to two years in prison for reporting that Cameroon's president Paul Biya had heart trouble, the life of deceased Pius Njawé speaks for itself. 


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