Question: how do you get safe sex messages to young people in Ethiopia where cultural attitudes make sex a difficult issue to discuss?
Answer: form a fierce dance troupe, gather a crowd, and then share information on HIV prevention and testing.
Addis Beza use their talents for music and dance to communicate serious health messages and to encourage members of the public to know their HIV status.
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Spotlight on Africa - Mobile Statistics & Facts 2012
Praekelt Foundation believes that mobile technology is reshaping the future of the African continent, and that we have a chance to guide that change, using this powerful new tool to improve the lives of people living in poverty and empowering them to take charge of their own well being.
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Things we lost in the flood
In 2012 Nigeria experienced unprecedented floods that affected more than 7.7 million people, 363 people were reported dead and more than 600,000 homes had been destroyed in over 32 states in Nigeria.
Nigerian photographer August Udoh captures the disaster in this photo essay.