‘Coal is poison’: protests against a proposed Chinese-backed coal power plant in Kenya.
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We looked at 125,000 protests across Africa and mapped them against Chinese investments.
The establishment of the African Union shows how social context is important in international organisations.
Formation of the African Union shows how social context is important in international negotiations.
Railway bridge over the river on the border with Tanzania.
Governments must ensure that transport infrastructure is developed with the ability to cope with current and future climatic shifts.
Informal businesses face numerous challenges which hinder their growth.
It's time African governments supported the development of online platforms designed to support local people in the informal sector.
TB Joshua was one of Africa’s most revered preachers.
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TB Joshua came from nothing, but he redefined African Pentecostalism in many ways.
A ground crew member transports the COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX at Bole international airport in Addis Ababa.
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The inefficient vaccine allocation rules currently in place must be replaced by new cooperative institutional structures and more concrete steps by the Group of Twenty (G20) countries.
Residents and church members gather at the main gate of the Synagogue Church of All Nations headquarters in Lagos to mourn the death of pastor TB Joshua.
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Nigeria's TB Joshua wasn't just known for his evangelism and controversies. He was also a beloved philanthropist.
Director Kunle Afolayan and actress Genevieve Nnaji discuss the international rise of Nollywood at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.
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As the Nigerian film industry advances its methods, is it in danger of alienating its poorer audiences?
Excavating Nok terracotta figurines at the research site.
The study yields the first direct chemical evidence for honeybee product exploitation in West Africa.
President Ndaw, centre, as Vice-President Goïta (in uniform) looks on, during his inauguration ceremony on September 25, 2020.
Mali’s president and prime minister have just been arrested and dismissed by the military junta which brought them to power in the first place a few months ago. How did this happen?
Citrus orchards in South Africa. Kenyans buying South African oranges pay a heavy price due to import duties.
The African Continental Free Trade Area is the largest in the world. The World Bank sees it as a means of lifting 30 million people out of extreme poverty. But will it?
Doctors and nurses adjust the oxygen mask of a COVID-19 patient inside the Intensive Care Unit of Heliopolis hospital, Egypt.
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Outcomes for critically ill Covid-19 patients in Africa are poorer than any other region in the world.
Nutrient-rich small fish harvested from a rice field in Bangladesh.
Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, is the winner of the 2021 World Food Prize for her work identifying small fish as valuable nutrition sources for developing countries.
A community drive-thru distribution centre in Vallejo, California in June 2020.
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This is a transcript of episode 16 of The Conversation Weekly podcast The racial hunger gap in American cities and what do about it. In this episode, we look at some of the reasons behind racial disparities…
Renzo Martens attends the opening of the “White Cube” gallery on April 22, 2017 in the town of Lusanga in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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The documentary by Dutch artist Renzo Martins is generating important debates today in the Democratic Republic of Congo as well as in Europe. Analysis of the stakes of a film that will be a milestone.
A masquerade during the celebration of an Igbo ritual.
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Over the past 15 years there's been a revival of young people - mostly Christians - participating in traditional masquerades, despite these being branded as pagan.
Hurricanes Katia, Irma and Jose on Sept. 8, 2017.
To get a sense of how bad the 2021 hurricane season will be, keep an eye on the African monsoon, ocean temperatures and a possible late-blooming La Niña.
The way foreign aid is disbursed needs to be revisited to avoid the traps it's fallen into in the past.
Entrepreneurs at this popular Lagos cane furniture market could do a lot more for their business with the use of social media.
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Nigerian small business owners highlight the factors that limit full potential of social media use in commerce.
A US soldier carries his belongings to a waiting truck at a military camp on the outskirts of Niamey, Niger.
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Reforms that will entrench constitutionalism, the rule of law, and political inclusion will solve Africa's security problems, not moving the US Africa Command headquarters to the continent.