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Mark Covey

London, England

Head of External Relations Unit

Member since June 06, 2007


  • A new report suggests networks of male friendships could be used to help combat the HIV and AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa. The study, conducted in Malawi, found that a man who thinks his best friend has extra-marital sexual partners, is far more likely to report having extra-marital sexual partners himself. more

  • The Benguela is lauded as the current of plenty but the future of its rich marine ecosystem is uncertain. Scientists fear warming seas will spell disaster for the economy of the region where the Atlantic, Indian and Southern oceans meet. Servaas van den Bosch reports.

  • Scientists fear mountain glaciers are melting faster than ever as a result of rising temperatures, leading to fears that glacial lakes are becoming dangerously unstable. For Chitral village in Pakistan's Hindu Kush mountain range this has already spelled disaster. Rina Saeed Khan reports.

  • A new video explores, and explains, the process of oral testimony, and why it's an essential aspect of poverty reduction. Oral testimony addresses a key aspect of poverty, the lack of voice, and it gives people an opportunity to share their knowledge and experience in their own words.

  • African Journalists Reporting from G8, Germany

    Communication, Communication Design

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    In 2005 the G8 was urged to help make poverty history. AfricaVox reporters were among the few African journalists at the G8 Summit in Gleneagles when international leaders pledged to increase aid, forgive international debt, and fund HIV treatment worldwide.

    In 2007 African development is back on the G8 agenda, and we’ve assembled a new team to see if those promises have been kept.

    For nine days starting on 1 June, journalists from Ethiopia, Uganda, Mozambique and South Africa will bring you stories and perspectives from Africa on HIV/AIDS and healthcare, international aid, debt relief and climate change.

    We’ll be reporting from the G8 Summit in Heiligendamm and the G8-alternative-summit, and will be finding out whether the G8 is really listening to African voices...

    Read what their blog here AfricaVox

My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design