For 10 years, 53 year old Maggie has been facilitating what is loosely called “MoChina”, an illegal gambling game from the kitchen and backyard of her Tsakane township, 60 kilometres west of Johannesburg, South Africa. Illegal Chinese immigrants are her enablers.
Natasha was diagnosed with Alopecia, a rare condition, which is said to affect one person in one million people. It involves loss of skull and facial hair. Her self-esteem has helped her to become one of the foremost female photographers in Zambia.
As the world commemorates International Day to End Fistula under the theme “Hope, healing and dignity for all”, UNFPA Zimbabwe and Hamlin Clinic in Ethiopia aims to put an end to this neglected health condition that affects an estimated 2 million women in the developing world.
His customers are scores of young Zimbabwean men who risk life and limb working the disused gold mines in South Africa. It is dangerous work. It is also governed by luck; the chance of finding gold. He claims to speaks to ancestors to guarantee diggers safety.
Central Africa has the lowest global contraceptives prevalence rates among women aged 15 to 49 who are married or in a union says the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) this week.
"Weaponising HIV on political rivals is the least we expected from a government minister. I am reeling from such irresponsible utterances by our leaders. "