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Covid woes push sex workers from brothels to apps, homes

Wanjiru M, 26, has been working as an escort since she left high school. On…

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Long Covid: A hidden pandemic

“That was the time when hospitals around Kampala were full and the doctors were encouraging…

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When giving blood means saving a life

A blood transfusion is a common medical treatment around the world, but for many patients…

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What Nigerians think of COVID-19 vaccines

As the COVID-19 pandemic gradually settles into its second year, it has so far mutated…

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How refugees at Pagirinya camp are coping with reduced food…

The bare and rocky ground is littered with a few hardy trees. Electricity poles demarcate…

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Education of Children with special needs ‘forgotten’

It’s nearly two years since the Ugandan government closed down schools as a measure to…

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Domestic Workers among hardest hit by Covid-19 pandemic in Tanzania

Janet was extremely lucky to get a job where she was earning TSh50, 000/- (US$21.57)…

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Millions of Nigerians are at risk as the government ignores…

While the COVID-19 has infected millions and claimed more than 4.5 million lives, experts are…

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Women bear Covid-19’s silent burden

More than a year after the Covid-19 pandemic hit South Africa in March 2020, Evelina…

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Ghana strives for safe, effective vaccines against COVID-19

For three days in April 2020, l was unable to sleep, eat or do my…

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Covid-19 increased violence against Children in the home

Thelesia Mdendemi, Assistant Inspector of Police and Gender and Children in Dodoma Region acknowledges that…

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Covid-hit crèches still await promised funding

Early childhood development (ECD) centres continue to be severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic even…

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How COVID-19 boosted self-care in family planning

With the challenges faced by the COVID-19 pandemic, which resulted in the disruption of vital…