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Malawi’s Failed Subsidy Programme Left Millions to Starve

Lilongwe – Gogo Munthali, from Rumphi, a village over 400 km north of Malawi’s capital Lilongwe, dissolves into tears every morning as she worries about what to feed her five orphaned grandchildren, the youngest of whom has full blown AIDS.

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Africa: Unaids Upbeat About Aids Retreat

The AIDS epidemic is in decline and if countries “invest smartly” in a few key interventions, they can achieve “substantial and sustainable progress” against HIV. This is the upbeat message from UNAIDS, at the launch of its annual world report on the state of the epidemic.

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Pope’s visit in Benin: “Do not deprive your people of hope”

Nov21

Pope Benedict XVI celebrated an open-air Mass in Benin Sunday to close out a three-day trip to the West African nation. His visit had religious and diplomatic themes.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdTi_aL97e8[/youtube]

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Pitch Perfect, Episode 4: Football Centre Soweto tour

Jul8

In this episode of Nike Sportswear and the FADER’s Pitch Perfect, the staff take a tour of the Football Training Centre Soweto with Kaizer Chiefs attacking midfielder Mandla Masango. Masango, known as “Mzimba Shaker” (or “Body Shaker”), walks them through the facility, pointing out its many outstanding features, including an HIV awareness and free testing clinic. FTC Soweto is also a participant in the (NIKE)RED Lace Up Save Lives campaign, which raises awareness and funds to end AIDS in Africa.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7R_oTyYlLTc[/youtube]

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July Day-By-Day

29 June-1 July

Africa Energy Forum 2010

Basel, Switzerland

Website: http://www.energynet.co.uk/AEF/index.html

1 July

Beginning of Belgium EU Presidency

Website: http://www.eutrio.be/

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Afronline meets African civil society

Every month Afronline will focus on an African NGO. It is a way to get to know the most ground-breaking and effective projects from the continent’s civil society. Today we meet Sizakuyenza, an NGO based in Cape Town (South Africa).

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