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Man sentenced to death for defiling mentally ill child aged 3

October 23, 2018

  A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for defiling a three-year-old mentally ill child. Patric Murithi had been charged, convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment for the offense he committed on May 11, 2015 in South Imenti District. Judge David Majanja ruled that since the victim was three when the offense was committed, […]

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South Africa shocked by live rape trial of Timothy Omotoso

October 23, 2018

A televised rape trial in South Africa has prompted a furious public backlash after a witness – who says she was raped by her pastor from the age of 14 – was subjected to a lengthy and, at times, aggressively intimate cross-examination by the lawyer representing a 60-year-old Nigerian televangelist, Timothy Omotoso, who denies the […]

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Women fight to get attention for PCOS, a major cause of infertility and other serious health problems

October 23, 2018

Ottey, now 38, quit her job as a microbiologist and founded PCOS Challenge: the National Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Association, which has grown to 50,000 members. The non-profit organization, based in Atlanta, where Ottey lives, is working to get PCOS out of oblivion. And if the popular culture is an indicator, the disorder is on the […]

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what causes high blindness in Ethiopia?

October 2, 2018

A film “The End is in Sight” profiles the work under way in Africa to eliminate trachoma and river blindness; two neglected diseases that can cause irreversible blindness if left untreated. Trachoma Twenty-one million people are affected by trachoma, an eye infection that can leads to blindness according to the survey. It is a bacterial […]

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“They believe I was cursed with blindness because God was angry”

September 30, 2018

  Over the past decade, Ethiopia cut poverty by half. Yet not everyone is benefiting. A group of marginalised teenagers still falls between the cracks of service provision – girls living with the triple burden of poverty, gender discrimination and disability. Amhara, Ethiopia – Newly elected Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been praised for his […]

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Urban living

September 11, 2018

Toronto, London, New York, and Singapore and the top urban living cities. More Post by Gad Oteba “They believe I was cursed with blindness be… what causes high blindness in Ethiopia? Women fight to get attention for PCOS, a major cau… Man sentenced to death for defiling mentally ill c… South Africa shocked by live […]

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