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  • Gender

    Women gamblers lure Chinese to create jobs in bleak South African township

    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.

    KIMBERLY MUTANDIRO | 2017-12-15 11:08:46
  • Health

    Zambia: brave woman fights rare hair-loss disease with photography

    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.

    DOREEN CHILUMBU | 2017-11-06 02:44:19
  • Health

    Obstetric Fistula: treating the secret disease that kills Africa´s child marriage victims.

    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.

    RAY MWAREYA IN ZIMBABWE AND ADDIS ABABA. | 2017-10-31 20:42:27
  • Development

    For $400 witch-doctors rake profit, praying for South Africa´s illegal miners.

    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.

    RAY MWAREYA | 2017-10-29 21:50:26
  • Health

    Central Africa has world´s lowest contraceptive use, says UNFPA

    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.

    RAY MWAREYA AT THE UN, NEW YORK. | 2017-10-20 05:32:45
  • Health

    Zimbabwe: ministers in ugly public spat over HIV-ARV medication

    "Weaponising HIV on political rivals is the least we expected from a government minister. I am reeling from such irresponsible utterances by our leaders. "

    WTR EDITORS | 2017-10-09 03:20:55

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