Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | In 2020 the World Health Organization introduced a plan to eliminate cervical cancer as a public health threat by 2030. The first step towards this goal is to have 90% of girls fully vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) by the age of 15 years. Gynaecological oncologist …Read More »
TikTok or Instagram account?
Is 13 too young to have one? SPECIAL FEATURE | Catherine Page Jeffery | The surgeon general is the “nation’s doctor” in the United States. They are tasked with giving Americans the “best scientific information” about their health. Late last month, the current US surgeon general, Vivek Murthy, warned 13 is too …Read More »
Young men and Viagra
It has become new performance ‘tool’ Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | Once solely deemed “an older man’s drug,” Viagra and other erectile dysfunction medications are becoming commonplace in younger men’s lives. But why are these young men relying on this little blue pill when they clearly have no physiological impediment? It’s …Read More »
African Start-up League to empower young entrepreneurs with a US$1 million-dollar prize
Kampala, Uganda | Patricia Akankwatsa | With Africa hitting the 1.3 billion population mark, Africa Start-up League (ASL) has launched a challenge they hope will unlock the potential for start-ups to meet this market demand. The competition will commence on February 8, 2023 and is open to young entrepreneurs across the continent with …Read More »
BYE BYE: Man United defender Ashley Young agrees Inter Milan move
Milan, Italy | AFP | Manchester United defender Ashley Young has agreed a move to Serie A club Inter Milan, according to reports on Thursday. The 34-year-old will arrive in Italy on Friday for a medical before signing an 18-month contract, Gazzetta Dello Sport reported. United will receive 1.5 million …Read More »
Solskjaer smile boosting Man Utd already – Young
Cardiff, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester United captain Ashley Young admitted the mood around Old Trafford has been instantly lifted by caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s smile, but denied there were any celebrations in the dressing room at news of Jose Mourinho’s sacking. Solskjaer was put in charge until …Read More »
Young women changing the face of African media
Port Louis, Mauritius | AFP | A new generation of 30-somethings with brilliant careers, feminist convictions and, above all, confidence, are spearheading an assault on African media, using social networks as a launchpad. “I do not understand what ‘no’ means,” Peace Hyde, one of the most high-profile members of this …Read More »
Young blood: Is it magic or medicine?
Kampala, Uganda | DAVID IRVING | Ben Franklin famously wrote: “In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes”. What he didn’t mention, despite being 83 years old, was a third, almost inevitable eventuality: ageing. Depending on when in history and where on the planet you …Read More »