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Intimate Partner Violence Worse With COVID-19 Situation In South Sudan, UNFPA Official Says

A South Sudanese social worker at a United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)-supported women-friendly space, Poni Rose Modo, says Intimate partner violence is worse with...

In Uganda, Novel Clothing Song Creates Reproductive Health Supplies Awareness

In Uganda, Betty Nagadya is making waves with a novel kind of clothing song. When she walks through the trading centre on her way home,...

Zambian Chieftainess Declares War On Harmful Social Norms

The Chieftainess of the Chewa people in Zambia’s Eastern Province, Kawaza, is seriously challenging harmful social norms in her community. Chieftainess Kawaza leads more than...

Africa Gets Strategy For Tackling Invasive Species Menace

Africa is currently taking a three-pronged approach - prevention, early detection, and control - to manage the menace of invasive species on the continent....

Africa: Childhood Vaccination Health Benefits Outweigh COVID-19 Risk, Study Says

A modelling study published in The Lancet Global Health journal says the health benefits of maintaining routine childhood vaccination programmes in Africa during the COVID-19...

South Sudan: Women, Girls Vulnerable To Violence As COVID-19 Tensions Mount

Tensions are rising in South Sudan, leaving women and girls vulnerable to violence as they attempt to isolate or escape from COVID-19 pandemic. Since the...

Halting COVID-19 Spread In West Africa Quite Challenging, Health Workers Say

Health workers in many West African countries say it has been challenging to prevent the spread of COVID-19 while providing life-saving sexual and reproductive...

Across Africa, COVID-19 Crisis Striking Millions Of Refugees With Hunger, UN Agencies Say

Millions of refugees across Africa are being left without food because of rising food prices and loss of income due to COVID-19.

In Uganda, Stakeholders Are Exploring New Alliances For Food Security

Participants in a study conducted by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in collaboration with Catholic Relief Services (CSR), supported by Sustainable Food...

Ethiopia: Oromo Singer’s Assassination Sparks Protests, Rights Group Warns Of Emerging Violence

Ethiopia is currently immersed in a renewed uprising, and it is obvious that issues about the communal violence that rocked the troubled...

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