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September 24, 2017 2:22 AM African Refugee School in Cairo Struggles to Educate Children

CAIRO — Teachers and volunteers in Egypt are using a mixture of patience and kindness to educate refugee children from nearly a dozen African countries. International organizations like the UNHCR, local and international NGOs, and church groups also contribute in the struggle to educate the children. Most of the children have the same aspirations as other 80

July 26, 2017 4:05 PM Joice Mujuru and the curious case of a dream deferred in Zimbabwe

How could we not have fallen in love with Jestina Mukoko when she worked at the ZBC? We loved to call her Jestina because we believed we knew her well and she knew us. So, after Jestina had left TV and disappeared from the evening news bulletin, our love affair with her blossomed immeasurably. Her warm love for journalistic excellence remained forever 30

June 28, 2017 12:29 PM Charlie Gard's parents 'hope to use donations to set up charity'

The mother of Charlie Gard has suggested £1.3m donated by the public for her son to undergo experimental therapy will instead go to charity. Judges at the European Court of Human Rights have rejected Charlie's parents' plea to intervene in his case. Previously his mother Connie Yates wrote on a fundraising website the family would create a charity to combat 58

May 30, 2017 10:27 PM Is Tiger Woods’ DUI Arrest the Final Nail in His Coffin?

By the time Tiger Woods won his first major golf championship — the Masters Tournament in April 1997 — he was embraced as a rock star in a sport long affiliated with the stereotype of the stodgy middle-aged man. On that historic day, the 21-year-old sensation from suburban Los Angeles pumped his right fist in the air as he became the first black golfer 30

April 7, 2017 3:33 PM Here's How Depression Treatment Can Change Your Life

Not enough people with depression are getting the help they need. Treatment is critical when it comes to managing depression ― but millions of people with the disorder simply aren’t getting it. The World Health Organization recently released updated figures on the global burden of depression and the numbers are staggering. More than 300 million people 47

February 11, 2017 1:29 PM Read Buhari’s letter to Senate stating reasons for extension of medical vacation

The letter by President Muhammad Buhari to the Senate stating the reason why he had to seek extension of his medical vacation in London has been released. The letter obtained by PREMIUM TIMES stated that the President was staying longer then expected because in the course of the routine examinations, certain test result indicated the need for a course 8

January 2, 2017 10:24 AM Beware: Depression, anxiety may up risk of long-term opioid use

NEW YORK: Pre-existing depression or anxiety disorders and the use of psychoactive drugs may increase an individual's risk of long-term use of opioid pain medication, a study has found. "We found that pre-existing psychiatric and behavioural conditions and psychoactive medications were associated with subsequent claims for prescription opioids," said Patrick 28

December 5, 2016 6:22 AM ARVs for HIV negative people

HIV negative people who are at high risk of contracting the deadly virus will soon be given anti-retroviral drugs as a preventive measure. Currently, life prolonging anti-retroviral drugs are being administered to people who have been tested and found to be HIV positive. Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa last week said Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis will go a long way in preventing 10

December 2, 2016 5:49 PM Towards An AIDS-Free Generation

After four decades, we have reached a tipping point in the fight against HIV/AIDS. The global health community now possesses the tools and knowledge to stop this deadly epidemic. What once seemed impossible is now in reach: an AIDS-free generation and even disease eradication. To achieve this ambitious goal there is much hard work to do. We need to build 17

December 2, 2016 4:50 PM For one Egyptian with HIV, the stigma is too much to bear

CAIRO (AP) — In his bedroom, there’s a drawer full of his medications — along with CDs of a popular Egyptian Muslim preacher. On the walls of the home are two paintings by his father. They’ve had a strained relationship. He opens an album and shows pictures of his mother. His mother supported him after she discovered he was HIV positive. When the doctor 17