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Leona Lewis diary tells of heartbreak at African aids orphans

LEONA LEWIS is the girl with the world at her feet, multi-million pound deals and a future as one of our brightest singers. But the 22- year-old X Factor beauty tells how a heartbreaking visit to Johannesburg in South Africa with Sport Relief has changed her life.

Her new double A-side ‘Footprints’ in the ‘Sand/Better in Time’ is the official Sport Relief single.

And now she has seen for herself the devastation HIV and Aids wreaks on families, meeting starving orphans in filthy houses and talked to young domestic and sexual abuse victims. Leona kept this heart-rending diary of her three-day trip to the continent where 11 million children have been orphaned by Aids and where 4,500 people die each day because of the disease...  more...

 
OTHER STORIES  
Biggest Fish ever caught at Argungu festival
UK News - Commonwealth Day Marked
UK News - Ghana Independence Day celebrated
THE AFRICAN STRUGGLE - New African billionaires arrive
THE AFRICAN STRUGGLE - China talks tough over Darfur
THE AFRICAN STRUGGLE - Man goes to prison for defacing Mugabe’s poster
AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE - As Ama Sumani is sent home to die, 88 monkeys are brought in to live
Namibia celebrates Independence Day
AFRICAN NEWS - VSO hails Government boost for ethnic minority volunteering

Exiled Journalist Escapes Kidnapping Attempt in Senegal

COMMUNITY NEWS - Newham celebrates Fairtrade status
COMMUNITY NEWS - ‘Trebuchet Challenge’ Award Goes to Lambeth School
African first ladies fight for peace`
Rwandan genocide priest given life
Wife Beats Up Husband before Police
Embattled Mugabe boosts workers’ pay
Protesting Liberian refugees in Ghana to be deported
LSMT Signs agreement to host University of Szczecin London Campus

IN THIS ISSUE   BEAUTY DRAMA & MUSIC
From my mind’s eye - with Leona Satchell-Samuels
Just Humour
Immigration, Law and You with Dr. David Akin-Samuels
The changes are bitting hard
The Love Thing
 
Thandiswa Mazwai
Calling all ethnic minority graduates

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