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A way forward for LGBTI rights in Africa

A wave of homegrown leaders, movements and activists is sweeping across the continent and bringing with it African solutions to Africa’s LGBTI people.

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Plan for Poorer Countries to Fund HIV Response Raises Concerns

UNITED NATIONS – Calls for low and middle income countries to contribute an additional 6.1 billion dollars to the global HIV response by 2020 could see some vulnerable groups left behind, said HIV activists meeting at the United Nations last week.

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The cost of South Africa’s misguided AIDS policies

AIDS activists and researchers argued for years that the negligent HIV/AIDS policies of former South African President Thabo Mbeki were causing a massive, unconscionable loss of human life.

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Ebola Overshadows Fight Against HIV/AIDS in Sierra Leone

The outbreak of the deadly Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone has dwarfed the campaign against HIV/AIDS, to the extent that patients no longer go to hospitals and treatment centres out of fear of contracting the Ebola virus.

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Pan-African hip-hop collaboration: beats with no borders

As 2011 entered its twilight, African youth from different nations came together in South Africa to collaborate in music productions they hope will spur economic and social development.

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Zim records surprising success in HIV prevention

HARAREHIV prevalence rates have declined in Zimbabwe despite the political turmoil that has engulfed the country in the last few years. This is according to a study published in PLoSMedicine, an open access peer reviewed medical journal published by the American Public Library of Sciences.

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