The first female president of Mauritius, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, at the Budapest Water Summit in 2016. She left office in 2018.
In Mauritius there's been little change in cultural norms and values to genuinely support gender egalitarianism.
Nigeria must invest more in solar panels like this to generate electricity
The Buhari government must do more to solve Nigeria's intractable energy problems.
Transactional sex is linked to an increased risk of sexually transmitted infections.
Family structure and family support are protective factors against transactional sex among adolescents and young adults.
Legislation as well as academic research governance bodies have failed to safeguard the rights of participants from Africa in genomics research.
Internet accessibility in Africa is hampered by high prices.
African countries are among the lowest internet speed but it has the most expensive communication and internet costs.
Mixed marriages are viewed suspiciously by European immigration officers.
Immigration authorities cast doubt on the motives of marriages between African nationals and Europeans, violating these couples’ right to family life
University students have different motivations for their social media use.
Political actors can actively engage with university students by taking cognisance
of their political information needs
Many Kenyan students have had limited access to computers.
Integrating technology into schools involves understanding the dynamic relationship between technology, how it's used in the classroom and the content of the curriculum.
Bioinformatics can be applied to a range of problems, such as understanding the genome sequence of organisms or coming up with new drugs.
Hugh Kinsella Cunningham/ EPA-EFE
When done properly, a simulation exercise is a useful tool for evaluating preparedness for a public health emergency.
That future is one of ever-changing data, analytics and computer infrastructure.
Child health care remains uneven in South Africa and varies between provinces and districts.
Children’s right to health is paramount: here's what needs to be done to build a child-centred health care system.
Hard work and poor prospects for smallholder farming households in Africa.
Swathi Sridharan (formerly ICRISAT, Bulawayo)
Smallholder farming might not be able to generate enough value on its own, but farmers still need support.
Nobel Prize Laureates in Economic Sciences Michael Kremer, Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee.
Randomised trials in development have attracted criticiism over ethical issues and questions about being effective for policy.
Esther Duflo (L) and Abhijit Banerjee, who, along with Michael Kremer (not pictured), won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.
The surge of interest in experimental approaches in economics began in the early 1990s.
What happens when a leader's beliefs and decisions have an indirect negative impact on the business?
Coding can enhance children’s creativity and their understanding of mathematics.
Coding is beneficial to children, irrespective of their career path later on in life.
Large estates in Vietnam were collectivised.
Land reform has always been closely tied to shifts in the wider political economy of countries.
Purity Malinga, the new Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa.
Bishop Purity Malinga is the first woman to be appointed Presiding Bishop in the Methodist Church of Southern African in over 200 years.
Women have a crucial role to play in development initiatives.