News: HIV positive Cabin crew grounded by Civil Aviation in South Africa allowed back to Work

HIV

The 26-year-old Johannesburg flight attendant has worked hard to maintain an upbeat outlook on life since finding out his positive HIV-status at the end of March 2017. In 2018 though, Schaerer, who works for a domestic South African airline, was pushed to the limits when it came to maintaining his positive vibes. His fight with the South African Civil Aviation […]

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Africa: A day in the life of Rwanda’s first lady

A day in the life of Rwanda’s first lady Rwanda is a global model for gender equality, and a stellar example of how communities can be mobilised for nation-building. In an exclusive interview with FORBES WOMAN AFRICA, the country’s First Lady, Jeannette Kagame, tells us how the 15-year-old Imbuto Foundation has been taking Rwanda and its people forward. The article […]

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Africa: East and West Africans want Borderless Africa but North Africans don’t- Study

East and West Africans want Borderless Africa but North Africans don’t- Study If Africa’s 1.26 billion people share a dream, beyond peace and progress on the continent, it would be the ability to move freely across its borders. The one thing a refugee traveling by foot might share with rich businessman flying first class is that both are likely to […]

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Africa:Nigerian Scientists Prove Efficacy of Nano-medicine in HIV/AIDS Cure

Nigerian Scientists Prove Efficacy of Nano-medicine in HIV/AIDS Cure As the world waits with bated breath for the outcome of the on-going clinical trial of HIV vaccine in South Africa, scientists in Nigeria appear to have hit the bulleye in the search for the effective medical cure for HIV/AIDS. A research team at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike […]

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AU:The Role of the African Diaspora in the growth of Tourism in Africa

L-R. Dr Desta Meghae the Liason to the African Union for the Diaspora African Forum, Ikechi Uko, Eiman Kheir of CIDO, Rabbi Kohan Nathannyiah the Executive Secretary PANAFEST  and Oyetade Adeyemi of Foreign Affairs Nigeria The Role of the African Diaspora in the growth of Tourism in Africa The African Union  Citizen and Diaspora Organization  workshop in Cairo, Egypt By […]

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Africa: 40,000 Nigerians visited India in 2015 mostly for medical tourism

Nagged by a sharp back pain three years ago, Abidemi Ogbonna from Lagos, Nigeria, decided to visit a nearby hospital called Apollo. Thinking it was just a minor problem, she was shocked when her physician informed her that she urgently needed a kidney transplant. The procedure could not be performed locally, her doctor told her. Flying to India was her […]

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Africa: How my Irish lover ‘deliberately’ infected me with HIV, says woman

A real estate agent (names withheld) yesterday narrated how her Irish lover, James Turner, 64, allegedly infected her with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The woman who claimed she met Turner eight years ago in Jos, Plateau State, alleged that the man was also willfully infecting other Nigerian women with the virus. She stated that she reported the Irish national […]

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Africa: Why Sub-Saharan Africans are satisfied with their sex lives

More reasons have emerged why people in Africa’s Sub-Sahara region, a relatively undeveloped area, are generally satisfied with their sex lives with the most common rating- reported by 18 percent of respondents- being a perfect “10.” The research by Baylor University, first reported by EurekAlert, will be presented at the 111th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA). The […]

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Africa: Economic recession takes toll on commercial sex sector in Nigeria

Prostitutes trafficking

It was past 11pm and business was in full swing in major streets in Owerri, such as, Wethedral, Okigwe, Assumpta Roundabout (Control) Roads, Executive Garden Hotels, All Seasons and 40-40 nightclubs when The Guardian visited. There was a parade of half-cladded girls and women of various ages and sizes brazenly exposing themselves, while openly and desperately beckoning on motorists and […]

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Donald Duke reveals the secrets of Calabar Tourism Success

THE former River State Governor, Mr Donald Duke, has described the need to ensure economic survival of the state as what propelled him to develop and promote the tourism assets of the state during his tenure. Donald Duke said this while presenting a paper on Tourism in a Diversified Economy, at the National Summit on Culture and Tourism, with the […]

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