Monthly Archives: May 2016

African scientists about to start testing TB

African innovation is on the rise with more and more minds developing advancements necessary to the unique challenges Africans face. In the medical field, two new developments have emerged against tuberculosis (TB).  An airborne disease that affects the lungs, TB is deadly, particularly in developing countries. The disease has recently seen an upsurge in countries… Read More

Seychelles changes law on homosexuality

Last year, Mozambique decriminalized homosexuality, showing that the “homosexuality is unAfrican” script isn’t the set in stone for all African countries. The large majority of African countries have strict laws against same-sex relationships, and in some cases support of same-sex relationships. Seychelles is now the third country to decriminalize gay sex since 2012, after Sao… Read More

Five reasons why you need to drop everything, and go read Tactful Tidbits right now

Self Help, Personal Growth, Tactful Tidbits For a Tasteful Tomorrow, Self-Help book, Author, Manners, Modern Etiquette

1)  Cheyney Alexandria Easely Fermin is fabulous Mother, wife, author, and clinical research professional, this woman truly does it all; Fermin is bilingual, and enjoys having a large family and a diverse network of friends. Experiencing many funny, awkward, and interesting situations compelled her to write Tactful Tidbits for a Tasteful Tomorrow with the hope that… Read More

Abstinence focused program not working in Africa

Last week, a published health study revealed that the money spent pushing abstinence as foremost in reducing HIV/AIDS infections in Africa might have been wasted. The United States has reportedly spent a cumulative $1.4 billion between 2004 and 2013 in some African countries through the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) initiative.   Started… Read More