Uganda's salt miners use condoms meant to prevent AIDS
Uganda's government distributes free condoms to fight the spread of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections. But salt miners use up the free condoms to protect against the harsh impact of salty waters on their reproductive organs.
Suppliers and clients flip their wigs over Tanzania's new tax on hair extensions
In Africa, the huge "dry hair" market of weaves, extensions, and wigs crafted from everything from synthetic fibre to human or yak hair is worth billions of dollars. Tanzania's government has announced a 25% tax "dry hair" imports which have women and industry stakeholders up in arms.