All posts tagged with: africa

What is H.I.V/AIDS?

Posted March 8, 2014 no picture shadreck-voy-zambia

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AIDS (Acquired immune deficiency syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) is a disease caused by a virus called HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). The illness alters the immune system, making people much more vulnerable to infections and diseases. This susceptibility worsens as the disease progresses. HIV is found in the body fluids of an infected person (semen and vaginal fluids, blood and breast milk). The virus is passed from one person to another through blood-to-blood and sexual con...


You-Life-Welfare

Posted February 11, 2014 no picture Victor Brown Omovbude

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When the mind cannot contribute to a new design or agenda, there is a stagger in progress and a retardation in what is needed. The same happens to life! The inability to justify the means creates a loop for faults and mishaps. This fault develops a breach in peace and well being. The foundation holding every living trait is 'Love.' This is why we have no inferiority issue, no criticism, no hate. But if you cross check countries - especially some parts in Africa and other Asian spheres, human rig...


Does education need a transformation?

Posted February 9, 2014 no picture Victor Brown Omovbude

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Throughout the course of my life, from birth until now, education has been the foundation for growth in Africa. Where we have different and vague minded people who can't think of a new dawn. Well, (EDUCATION) has made a great transformation in Africa. We have learned and as well been governed by it. Education has made the bridge between uncommon folks, and set the ground for excellence. At least we can raise hands and commune with our brothers abroad. Education gave us hope and it has laid the g...


Curious about Deforestation

Posted February 9, 2014 no picture Mrs. Maitner

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Deforestation is when humans remove forest areas and the land is turned to something other than a forest. Sometimes this is done because humans need the trees or because humans need to use the land as farmland or even to create a city. The video above provided by NASA shows a place in Africa where the forests have been cleared and you can see the dirt coming through. National geographic website says "Forests still cover about 30 percent of the world’s land area, but swaths...


Rights in Africa

Posted February 8, 2014 no picture Ngenda_Youth_Zambia

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I chose disability under human rights in Africa. This theme has been a very disturbing thing in our communities because disabled peoples' rights are the most violated. Children who are disabled find it very had to live in African societies where even our TRADITIONAL AFRICAN IDEAS encourage the violation and even go to an extent of our skills.


Energy

Posted February 8, 2014 Avatar Thompson_Youth_Zambia

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Under the theme of environment, I decided to tackle Energy; its impacts, merits and demerits. The environment is a place that is a home to all living things. The process of keeping it clean and healthy can be a great deal to most living things. The topic ''Environment'' caught my attention in so many ways. I thought to myself, ''Where will we live if the environment is destroyed?'' Most forms of energy have negative impacts on the environment yet we still use them. Why? Hydro-Ele...


It is unfair for the west to dictate morals for Africa!!!

Posted January 25, 2014 no picture Kwoba @H_Kwoba

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Yes in Nigeria you can be persecuted for homosexual acts in public, in Uganda parliament passed a law where a person can face a a life sentence for being gay. Yes it is constitutionally illegal in more than 38 countries in Africa to be gay, and homosexuality is considered an indecent act that is punishable by law. However unfair this may be, morals and traditions cannot be forced onto a society under whatever circumstances. It takes a lifetime to model and embrace culture and tradi...


We can eradicate extreme poverty and hunger

Posted January 8, 2014 no picture Kuda Munyemba

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Hi, my name is Kudakwashe Munyemba, aged 21 and currently studying social work at Bindura University of Science Education, in Zimbabwe. It is my deepest thought that many young people, particularly in Africa, are living in extreme poverty and hunger. I know many of these young people have the full potential to live a better life. The young adults need to led and encouraged to use use their inner capacity to ensure their well being. Youth should be encouraged to work diligently to ensure that the...


2014--The Promising Road Ahead

Posted January 8, 2014 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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The Pope has spoken about 2014. He calls for change, peace and unity across the planet. In my opinion, I believe the Pope to be as demanding as every other citizen of the Earth. Many skeptics thought 2013 was bad, unlucky even, because of the dreaded number 13. I think the bad quality of a year can only be attributed to the bad quality of the people who create it. And time is created by everyone! So, here's a proclamation to everyone saying that we should all get our heads out of t...


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