Zvandiri Initiative Revives Hope In HIV+ Adolescents

HUMAN beings desire love, friendship and family, without these crucial elements, humanity ceases to make sense.   By Kudakwashe Pembere Recently in Banket Regardless of age, people living with HIV have to face serious stigma and discrimination in the societies they live in on daily basis. The situation becomes worse in young adolescent boys and girls who at times default on their medicines due to fear of being labelled by friends or schoolmates. According to the Ministry of Health and Child Care Estimates (2015) in Zimbabwe, the estimated total number…

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Zambia Stops Poop Tests At Boarder… As Cholera Fears Subside

THE Zambian government says travelers coming into Zambia through its Chirundu boarder post will  no longer be subjected to inhuman treatment following public outcry after indications that immigration stuff at the boarder were forcing travelers to relief themselves for medical tests purposes. HealthTimes Reporter The developments come hot on the heels of a cholera epidemic which claimed not less than 30 lives and infected close to 8000 others in Zimbabwe and fears of the disease spreading beyond the borders were high considering the high human traffic between Zimbabwe and Zambia.…

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We Want To Retire…Sex Workers Cry For Economic Empowerment Recognition

NO matter how good you area dancer, there comes a moment when one should leave the dance-floor.   Kudakwashe Pembere recently in Mash West Province There comes a time when one needs to throw in the towel. Even for the world’s oldest trade, (Sex Work) there is a point in life when the body needs to take a break. However, resting for the sake of resting without having an alternative source of income could lead to recidivism a scenario coined by sociologists to refer to a point when one, say…

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