Africa’s designated protected areas don’t handle shocks well - South Africa’s wildlife ranches offer lessons in resilience.
Companies must strengthen their boards if they want to survive these uncertain times.
Political and social instability in the country, as seen in frequent mass protests and xenophobia, threaten the flow of African tourists.
Nigeria should consider embracing a decentralised policing system as community mobilisation during COVID lockdown ensured law and order.
The enigmatic envelope protein seems to hold the key to understanding why some human coronaviruses cause more severe disease than others.
The pandemic has disrupted national immunisation programmes. As a result, the African continent is seeing more outbreaks of vaccine preventable diseases.
African media also emphasise the west as superior and Africa as inferior.
The increased risks of heart attack and stroke after COVID shown in a recent study, could drive a new pandemic of heart disease over coming years.
Business managers rethinking supply chains should consider COVID effects, the African free trade area and green industrial growth.
Multilingual teaching was a challenge under emergency remote learning conditions: computer systems weren’t adapted to indigenous languages.
People in South Africa felt anxious and stressed during the COVID-19 lockdown.
A new COVID variant, BA.2.75, has been detected in the UK and several other countries. But the data we have at the moment doesn’t suggest there’s any reason to panic.
Countries must be encouraged to distribute essential healthcare provision - like diagnosis - to where people most need them and where they can be accessed more easily.
South Africa is producing an oversupply of graduates in fields that don’t support economic growth.
Infectious diseases originating in wild animals are high and may be increasing. This is a sign that ecosystem degradation is undermining the planet’s capacity to sustain human wellbeing.