There are reasons to be cautiously optimistic about Bissau-Guinean politics going forward.
Now that African countries have signed up for the continental free trade agreement, they must complete the institutional loop by jumpstarting the creation of the African Monetary Fund.
Vaccines have 'non-specific effects' that have the potential to save millions of lives.
Conflict patterns in Africa have changed rapidly in recent years posing a challenge to peace and security.
Cuban doctors have specific expertise in dealing with diseases like malaria which remains a major problem in Kenya.