Biamungu, a 25-year-old porter in Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, has to work very hard to scrape by. A makeshift wooden push-bike is all he has to support his family of six.
By Yves Zihindula, Goma
At an unremarkable office on Bukoto Street in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, health workers and civil society activists attend a regular meeting to offer information and advice on living with HIV and AIDS.
A common idea in Nigeria is that anything American is better. According to our blogger, if you don’t have the hottest US artist or TV personality on hand, your event must not be important: that’s how Nigerians see it.