Healthy Lifestyle Tips For Persons With Albinism
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…
Tanzania albinos say they fear for lives after exhumation
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.
Under-fire Malawi president unveils probe into albino killings
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…
Court sentences man to 21 years in prison for abducting albino boy
A Court in Malawi on Monday sentenced a man who kidnapped a four-year-old albino boy in absentia to 21 years in prison.
FCT judge, Canadian envoy, others warn of discrimination against albinos
A Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Justice U.I. Bello, yesterday cautioned Nigerians to stop discriminating against persons with albinism.
Amnesty International bemoans surge in albino killings in Malawi
The rights group says, attacks against people with albinism increased sharply and gangs are seeking body parts to sell for use in witchcraft.
Malawi’s president ‘ashamed of albino attacks’
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.