Young victims of discrimination are more likely to have mental health issues, says a new study

BY JOYCE BINDA A new study published Monday in the Pediatrics Journal says that young victims of discrimination are more likely to develop mental health issues and behavioral problems. The … Read More

Fleri Inc., an Ohio-based fintech startup, joins the Techstars Toronto Accelerator Program

Fleri Inc., a personal finance company for immigrants known widely for the FleriHealth product which enables immigrants to buy affordable healthcare plans for their loved ones back home, will join … Read More

The impact of COVID-19 has been lower in Africa: Explanation

By Alex Ezeh, Michael Silverman, and Saverio Stranges There’s been an increase in COVID-19 deaths across Africa since mid-July 2021. But the impact of the pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa remains markedly lower compared to the Americas, Europe and … Read More

Africa Re-defines its Relationship with Marijuana

BY NYASHA PILOTO Aimless, directionless, troublesome and disturbed are just some of the words that were regularly used to describe individuals that partook in smoking marijuana. As more and more … Read More

Zimbabwe Encourages Mental Wellness through Talk Therapy on a Bench with Grandmothers

BY NYASHA PILOTO The socio-economic problems that have taken multiple seats in almost every Zimbabwean household have brought anxiety, worry, and depression as guests. The economic, emotional and social impacts … Read More

Africa to soon receive 270 million doses of covid-19 vaccine

BY ABASS SOULEYMAN The second wave of covid-19 spike in Sub-Saharan Africa, with the fast-spreading new variant detected in South Africa and Nigeria in December, has health and political officials … Read More

Coronavirus infections on the rise in Africa

BY LISA FRENCH According to data from the Africa Centres for Disease Control and the World Health Organization, the rate of coronavirus infection in Sub-Saharan Africa has gone up by … Read More

Africa, exploited and often ridiculed, amazes with covid-19 handling

BY IDRISS MOHAMMED With its large population of 1.216 billion, the African continent has lost 37,000 people to the covid-19 outbreak, an anemic—if deplorable—number compared to the 210,000 so far … Read More