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Economy - Development | Health
Graft pauses Mali health aid

afrol News - Three projects fighting malaria and tuberculosis in Mali have seen their international funding suspended as government found "evidence of misappropriation and unjustified expenditure."
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Zambia AIDS treatment reaches 90% of sick

afrol News - As HIV/AIDS prevalence is finally being reduced in Africa, also Zambia can celebrate successes in the fight against the pandemic. Almost all Zambians suffering from AIDS now receive treatment.
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» E-payment for a cup of water in Kenya
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Is the African AIDS pandemic a bluff?

afrol News - A growing number of researchers question the "official" inflated numbers of HIV/AIDS prevalence in African countries such as Botswana, South Africa and Lesotho. Poor testing, a special diagnosis of AIDS in Africa and erroneous computer-generated estimates by the UN had led to "misleading" numbers, they hold. The history of AIDS in Uganda serves as proof.
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Gender - Women | Health
Abuse of women escalates HIV infections in Africa

afrol News - Violations of women's rights escalates the rate of HIV infections throughout the continent. Sexual oppression combined with a high biological receptiveness of viral transmission, put women at risk. As a consequence, the violence against women threatens to destroy whole communities.
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