Child abuse is rampant in Africa. This growing oppression, from domestic servitude to outright slavery, is not only immoral explains Debbie Ariyo, but it is also undermining the continent's capacity to achieve economic growth and international competitiveness.
The International HIV/AIDS conference in Durban had a big impact on Africa where the Aids crisis is threatening the future of the continent. Melvin Foote and Chinua Akukwe highlight ten major gains of the meeting.
The HIV/AIDS crisis in Africa is the most devastating disaster to befall the continent. The ultimate responsibility for managing and eventually conquering this menace that threatens to destroy the social and economic sinews of African societies lie with Africans, argues Dr. Chinua Akukwe