The proposed bill demonstrates the political will to address these preventable and avoidable morbidities and deaths.
There is concern over the growing influence of non-regional players in decision making at the regional bank.
Radio stations with audiences at the grassroots have a key role to play in times of election violence.
The ruling elites in parts of Africa are destabilising efforts to maintain order by living by their own rules
The court has focused on African cases to the exclusion of developed countries, as well as developing regions such as Latin America.
A leading sociologist explains how different dimensions of humanity produce different kinds of inequality - and what that does to the least equal in society.
The people are frustrated with a reform agenda that is unfolding at snail's pace.
Police officers are also not, and are not expected to be, sworn translators or interpreters. This has serious implications for justice.
In Africa, people who report higher levels of exposure to disinformation also report lower levels of media trust.
Civil society activists responding to the COVID-19 social crisis face important challenges and tensions. They should tackle these choices head-on as they develop longer-term plans.
Increased capital investment and productivity need not result in job losses. Government can use industrial policy to link investment incentives to job preservation and even job creation.
There are, scientifically, no human races. How did race come to have this power and this durability?
The freedom of the press is important, and of course it must be protected. But the freedom of everybody else and of ordinary citizens is also important.
The active and uninhibited dissemination of knowledge is vital for the advancement of knowledge.
History shows that treatments and vaccines have been accessible to African countries only after the loss of millions of lives and typically years - sometimes decades - after developed nations.
The stalemate in Tshwane is a manifestation of coalition arrangements that serve the partisan interests of parties, to the detriment of citizens.
Political and economic power-holders will strive for a return to pre-pandemic ‘normality’.
Leaders' efforts to end conflict have been ineffective. Working through regional economic communities might be part of a better approach.
Forests must improve communities’ livelihoods to rise as a sustainable management solution
Clashes between farmers and herders in Nigeria have been bloody and protracted, with one side portrayed as victims. But as this study shows, both sides are victims.