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Anger in Africa over coronavirus ‘stigma’ in China

Abuja, Nigeria | AFP | African countries are seething over accounts that Africans are battling stigma and discrimination in China over the coronavirus pandemic, apparently linked to a cluster of cases in the Nigerian community in the southern city of Guangzhou. The African residents say they have suffered forced evictions, arbitrary …

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Morocco makes headway against HIV but stigma remains

Casablanca, Morocco | AFP | In Morocco, the struggle against HIV has been so successful in recent years that campaigners worry about losing funding for combatting the virus, but for people living with the disease it remains a heavy stigma. In Casablanca, a group therapy workshop offers HIV patients a rare …

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Ending HIV stigma

Woman wrongly convicted of spreading HIV released Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | During the Christmas holiday of 2018, Sylvia Komuhangi went on a tour in northern Uganda and decided to visit her friend Grace Anena in Kitgum. It was a visit that would change her life. And her life …

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