Research questions the idea that getting commercial seeds and fertilisers to smallholder farmers will double yields and incomes.
The place names of Nairobi’s informal settlements offer a glimpse into the realities of people who live there.
Corporate governance reforms should be viewed as a cog within a big wheel and accompanied by appropriate changes to the enabling infrastructure.
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.
Every increase in one degree of global warming will increase losses of crops to insects from 10% to 25%.
Kenya’s dominance in distance running has been repeatedly tested, most recently by the emergence of Ethiopia as a powerhouse.
Uganda is making an effort in a neighbourhood where few other countries have the same enthusiasm.
Most countries in Africa have chosen to separate the issue of the Palestinians from economic cooperation with Israel.
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Eurobonds are costly for governments. But they are also attractive because investors buy them without preconditions.
Provision of breastfeeding support and information within the community can lead to a significant increase in exclusive breastfeeding rates.
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With higher warming levels, most of the spaces in which species can survive will be lost and the potential for restoration will become more limited.
Contrary to expectations, researchers found that overall contraceptive use increased in most settings.
Lockdowns to curb the spread of COVID-19 had various effects on food as it went from farms to plates.
Countries have adopted a wide array of measures involving a proliferation of fraud agencies.
The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t going away any time soon. Kenya’s universities must adapt.
Oil spills, cracked buildings and pollution. Just some of the environmental effects of Kenya’s massive railway project.
The country has argued that the International Court of Justice deprived the parties of the chance to resolve the issue diplomatically.
A changing climate threatens the balance that communities in drylands have created.