The chance to beat HIV is in sight

The chance to beat HIV is in sight

The largest drop in HIV rates ever seen shows that through action we have a chance of beating HIV in the UK.

Prostate cancer: reaching out

Prostate cancer: reaching out

‘One in four black men gets prostate cancer in the UK… I’m determined to get people talking about this disease.’

Miss Congo UK interview

Miss Congo UK interview

We speak to Horcelie Sinda Wa Mbongo to find out about what it means to be Miss Congo UK and learn about her motivations.

Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen: Bringing food to the world

Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen: Bringing food to the world

‘I believe we are on the cusp of an African food revolution’ – The remarkable story of Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen.

HIV prevention: It Starts With All of Us

HIV prevention: It Starts With All of Us

Mambo’s Taku Mukiwa discusses HIV prevention campaign It Starts With Me, what you can do to get involved and why some of the models took part.

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Get help if you’ve been at risk of HIV

Get help if you’ve been at risk of HIV

Post Exposure Prophylaxis (also known as PEP) is a course of medication that can stop you becoming HIV positive after you’ve been exposed to the virus.

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Where to get condoms

Where to get condoms

If you’ve been reading our articles about safer sex you might be wondering where you can get condoms – you’ll be pleased to know there are lots of places where they are given out free.

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Ask the Experts: Is she having an affair?

Ask the Experts: Is she having an affair?

‘Lately I feel like I can’t trust my wife and I suspect she may be having an affair.’ Our expert Winnie offers her advice.

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David Mwanaka: Farming for Success

David Mwanaka: Farming for Success

David Mwanaka is one of the most successful black farmers in the UK. Taku Mukiwa talks to him about his success.

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Erectile dysfunction – don’t suffer in silence

Erectile dysfunction – don’t suffer in silence

Most men will experience erectile dysfunction at some point, but it can be difficult to ask for help. Dr Chireka explains how to take action.

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Five African film gems from 2016

Five African film gems from 2016

From Queen Of Katwe to A United Kingdom, Taku Mukiwa looks at five of the best films made in or about Africa from 2016.

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Ask the Experts: My abusive husband

Ask the Experts: My abusive husband

‘Over the past year his temper has got worse and he is frightening me’ – our expert Winnie offers advice about an abusive husband.

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STIs in the black community

STIs in the black community

In England close to half a million people were diagnosed with a sexually transmitted infection (STI) in 2014 – and the highest rates were in black people. Kerri Virani finds out more.

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Shining a light on Seasonal Affective Disorder

Shining a light on Seasonal Affective Disorder

Some people get depression when seasons change. We look at SAD and find out what you can do about the ‘winter blues’.

When Was Your Last HIV Test?

When Was Your Last HIV Test?

There are about 18,000 people living with HIV in the UK who are not aware that they are infected. When was your last HIV test?

Brazilian craze

Brazilian craze

There’s a craze about the Brazilian weave going on right now. If you walk out on any London street, the first African or Caribbean girl you see will probably be donning a huge mane of golden hair.

Beauty with a purpose: an interview with Miss Zambia UK

Beauty with a purpose: an interview with Miss Zambia UK

Mambo talks to Andella Chileshe Matthews, a 21-year-old a student at St Mary’s University who is also the new Miss Zambia UK.