Monthly Archives: July 2019

Teen moms crisis: Outrage over rise in shameful trend

Teen moms crisis: Outrage over rise in shameful trend By FAITH NYAMAI More by this Author IN SUMMARY The Ministry of Education has identified major causes of teenage pregnancies as lack of parental guidance, lack of sex education in schools and moral decay in the society. Other cases include lack of guidance and counselling in […]

4 major new laws that every South African needs to know about

By Staff Writer Subscribe A number of pieces of legislation will be considered by president Cyril Ramaphosa’s new administration, according to minister of Justice and Correctional Service, Ronald Lamola, who was presenting to the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services on Wednesday (3 July). Lamola said that these bills include the upcoming Cybercrime Bill, which is […]

They escaped ISIS. Then they got sucked into Baghdad’s sex trafficking underworld

By Arwa Damon, Ghazi Balkiz, Brice Laine and Aqeel Najm, CNN Baghdad, Iraq (CNN)Nadia’s handshake is strong, but her voice trembles as she says hello. Leaning against a window, she describes in painful detail the twisted journey that saw her evade the grip of terrorists only to fall victim to Baghdad’s sex trafficking underworld.Stories like Nadia’s have […]

Parliament Petitioned Over ARV Shortages

By Michael Gwarisa PEOPLE Living With HIV (PLHIV) have handed over a petition to the Parliament of Zimbabwe in a bid to push government to urgently allocate financial resources to arrest the prevailing drug shortage before the situation goes out of hand. By Michael Gwarisa The development comes at the back of indications that the National Aids Council (NAC) […]

Universities offer HIV treatment

By Bongekile Macupe A number of universities are rolling out critical antiretroviral therapy (ART) medication to their students living with HIV. This means students don’t have to travel far, spend money, miss classes or face the stigma that comes with going off campus for the life-saving treatment. The Cape Peninsula University of Technology recently announced […]