Understanding Africa’s diverse gene pool can help fight lifestyle diseases

Africa is home to about 16% of the world’s population. That’s 1.2 billion people. But the continent is disproportionately burdened by a double health challenge: infectious diseases and a recent increase in non-communicable diseases. Non-communicable diseases such as hypertension, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes are on the march due to an ageing population, a transition to … Read more Understanding Africa’s diverse gene pool can help fight lifestyle diseases

‘No one in fashion really cares about a diverse world’ – R J Hernández

When An Innocent Fashion was published in the summer Vanity Fairbreathlessly called it The Devil Wears Prada for millennials. Like Lauren Weisberger, 26-year-old author R J Hernández interned at Vogue and had seemingly written a tell-all about his experiences. “A lot of the book was inspired by my time working at Vogue and then afterwards … Read more ‘No one in fashion really cares about a diverse world’ – R J Hernández