“I love beating, If my boyfriend doesn’t beat me in a day, I will be mad at him”

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A Nigerian Lady who goes by the Name, Lopex Morrissa disclosed on Facebook that she so much Loved beating from her boyfriend, that if her boyfriend doesn’t beat her a Day, she becomes Nervous. She calls beating from Her boyfriend “Love Beating” and that it makes her relationship stronger with him. Here is what Lopex Morrissa shared on Facebook that got the Nigeria Online Community stunned and shocked beyond anything!

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What are the ethics of baby gene-editing?

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A Chinese scientist’s stunning claim he has pioneered the world’s first genetically modified baby has suddenly made the eternal debate over ethics and emerging scientific capabilities pressing and real. Should everything that becomes technically possible be carried out? For most ethicists the answer is no – but the tricky part is whether it can be prevented. “It’s obvious that everything that is technically feasible is not ethically desirable,” said Cynthia Fleury, a member of the French Ethics Committee. “But to resist that, in a context of deregulated scientific competition, is…

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Mandla Mandela’s fourth wife Nosekeni Rabia gives birth to twins

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The Mandelas have welcomed new additions to their family after Mandla Mandela’s wife‚ Nosekeni Rabia Mandela‚ gave birth to twins. The family said in a statement that they were delighted by their “new bundles of joy”. “Mandela [their first born] is now a big brother‚ and Mvezo Komkhulu is about to hear the pitter-patter of little feet again. Our family is growing by 20 more fingers and 20 more toes.” The twins were born in Cape Town and their mother is believed to be doing well. “What are little boys…

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Zim records 250 new HIV infections weekly

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ZIMBABWE is recording 250 new HIV infections weekly said to be fuelled mostly by adolescent girls, a development which may hinder progress towards ending Aids by 2030. The country, which has the fifth highest HIV prevalence rate in Africa, is together with other highly burdened countries aiming to reduce new infections to 500 000 annually by 2020. According to a recent UNAids report, new infections stand at 1.8 million against the 2020 target. Speaking during a national media science cafe launch, leading HIV researcher Dr Nyaradzo Mmgodi said the weekly…

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HIV infections among youths worry First Lady

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FIRST Lady Amai Auxillia Mnangagwa has expressed concern over the cases of new HIV infections among youths and adolescents, adding this could be as a result of disregard of people’s culture. Addressing widows in Gweru on Wednesday, Amai Mnangagwa said adolescents and youths were no longer getting a proper orientation to adulthood from their parents as was the case before. She said this has resulted in the increase in new HIV infections among youths which has become a cause for concern. National Aids Council (Nac) of Zimbabwe recently announced that…

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Miscarriage is cruel and unfair, and I need to tell you about what happened to me

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As I write this, I am sitting at home waiting for my third miscarriage to start. The hospital confirmed yesterday that this baby won’t survive. The medical options for getting it out scare me, so instead I’m just sitting at home waiting to bleed. It’s a horrible place to be. But I need to talk about this. I need people to understand why I’m in pain, and I need other women who are going through similar experiences to know that it is okay to be heartbroken. I want to share…

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Epilepsy SA says dance craze Idibala is offensive

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The biggest dance craze to come out of South Africa – the #MalwedheChallenge – might have gripped an international audience, with videos emerging daily from as far as China, but back home not everyone is amused. Singer King Monada’s hit song, Malwedhe, which means “illnesses” in the kheLobedu dialect of the Pedi language, has gone viral with fans simulating fainting or a collapse of some sort in accordance with the lyrics of the song. Translated, the lyrics say the singer suffers from an illness, fainting at the first sight of…

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Lives at risk as drug prices soar in crisis-hit Zimbabwe

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Since starting treatment five years ago, 50-year-old Alice Chenyika kept her blood pressure under control by adhering to doctors’ strict instructions to take two daily doses of nifedipine. Now Zimbabwe’s worsening economic crisis has pushed prices up, and the medicine is far beyond her reach -one of many signs of the country’s painful transition since the fall of Robert Mugabe a year ago this month. His successor Emmerson Mnangagwa had promised economic revival after the farm seizures, hyperinflation and international isolation of the Mugabe era – but the last 12…

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First Lady launches supplementary feeding programme in Mat North

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FIRST Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa yesterday launched a supplementary feeding scheme aimed at curbing malnutrition and stunting in children aged between 6 and 59 months in Matabeleland North province. Amai Mnangagwa donated 15 tonnes of corn soya blend porridge to the province which tops in stunting rates standing at an average of 25 percent for children between 6 and 23 months. Speaking at the launch of the programme at Ntabazinduna clinic, Amai Mnangagwa said she was motivated by the realisation that children in that age group are exposed to poor feeding…

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Zim ministry to roll out HIV prevention drug

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THE Ministry of Health and Child Care will start rolling out Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) after the pilot project was successful in selected districts in Masvingo Province. PrEP is an Anti-Retroviral (ARV) drug which is taken by HIV negative individuals who believe they are at high risk of getting infected with the HIV virus. It is taken seven days before the actual sexual encounter. For married couples and discordant couples, the drug is taken daily. PrEp is expected to be rolled out across the country at the beginning of next year,…

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