30 Aug 2022
Madagascar police confirmed Tuesday that officers killed 19 people and injured 21 others after opening fire on what was described as a lynch mob angered over the kidnapping of an albino child.
19 Jul 2022
The Albino Foundation has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to speed up the arrangement of procurement and usage of magnifying glasses for persons with Albinism in the 2023 general elections. Founder of Albino Foundation Jake Epelle stated this in a statement in Abuja, saying such gadgets were effectively deployed, and many of its…
13 Jun 2021
People with albinism are just like anyone else, with the same lifespan and ability to reach their goals. Watching Onome Okagbare-Majoro and Ameen Olatunji Yusuf better known as Teejay Ameen, two persons living with albinism as they prepare for their shoot with The Guardian Life, it is easy to tell that they are not as…
16 Jun 2019
Persons living with Albinism (PWAs), have little or no melanin in their skin to protect them from the harmful sun rays. Melanin is the agent of sun protection that naturally gives humans protection from the sun. The darker the skin, the more melanin it produces. The lighter the skin, the less melanin it produces. For…
28 Apr 2019
Tanzanian albinos said Sunday they were living in fear of their lives after the remains of an albino were exhumed in what they said was a "bestial" and "barbaric" act.
8 Mar 2019
Malawi’s president, Peter Mutharika, on Friday appointed a commission of inquiry to probe a spate of attacks, abductions and killings of people with albinism. The panel, headed by retired Supreme Court judge Robert Chinangwa, will submit its report to Mutharika by April 30, the president's office said. The announcement came after mounting criticism of Mutharika…
8 Jan 2018
A Court in Malawi on Monday sentenced a man who kidnapped a four-year-old albino boy in absentia to 21 years in prison.
14 Sep 2017
A Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Justice U.I. Bello, yesterday cautioned Nigerians to stop discriminating against persons with albinism.
12 Sep 2017
The Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Justice Ishaq Bello has called for the protection of People Living with Albinism (PWA), saying “they are legitimate citizens of the country”.
8 Jun 2016
The rights group says, attacks against people with albinism increased sharply and gangs are seeking body parts to sell for use in witchcraft.
1 Jun 2016
Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika has told the BBC he feels ashamed by the attacks on albinos in his country and says the church needs to help stop them.