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Face your fear and do it anyway

Haven’t got tested for HIV? Why not? 1. Fear the test results will come back positive. Reluctance to get tested is under...


MTV Shuga's Introduction to HIV Self-Testing

In some African countries, it is now possible to test for HIV in the comfort of your home. Adebola Aduwo explains how. The stigmatisation an...


#MTVShugaNaija - The Radio Drama

Remember when we told you that the #MTVShugaNaija Journey was far from over?


My MTV Shuga Journey

Shugafam, we love hearing how MTV Shuga has changed your life in big and small ways. It shines a light on the whole reason we have a campaign like...


Underage partying: Don't rush to grow up

Maryam Malikah returns with insightful advice on how we can protect underaged girls from male predators. Dia...


First 28 Days on PrEP: What To Expect

After making up his mind to try the medication last year, In 2018, Phumlani Kango decided this would be the year he continued with PrEP. Here is h...


Lessons Learned from the Villains of MTV Shuga

Adebola Aduwo takes an uncomfortable trip down memory lane as she remembers some of the characters we loved to hate on MTV Shuga. Looking ba...


16 Facts about HIV in Africa (In 2018)

Adebola Aduwo takes a look at the facts behind the HIV epidemic and its impact on Africa. When we think about HIV/AIDS in Afric...


Uzoamaka Anuinoh's tips for acing your #MTVShugaAudition

"It was nerve-wracking auditioning amongst hundreds of people but it was all worth it in the end." - Uzoamaka Anuinoh Hav...


MTV Shuga: Changing social norms and behaviors

Can television shows change how people think and act? In Nigeria, researchers evaluated the impact of MTV Shuga, a drama featuring education...