Thanks for this Iyahmin. It is really important that we remember to be suspicious of how the media frames a 'crisis'.
AIDS in Africa is BIG profit for pharmaecutical companies, governments, 'relief organizations'.
It also allows many prejudiced ones to shake them heads and say, as they always do, "O look at Africa, all those poor backwards people...'
I was shocked to read that the vast majority of those 'diagnosed' with AIDS in Africa never even were tested.
You know Bill Gates says he is giving $1 billion over the next ten years, but EVERY YEAR he makes $200 million from his stocks in pharmaceutical companies that are 'helping' Africa. So he will in the next ten years 'donate' $1 billion, and MAKE $2 billion!
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