Research has shown that African immigrants in South Africa refrain from speaking their own languages and try to speak local languages to blend in.
Local peacebuilders must step up to the plate with support from their counterparts in the international community.
As Africa prepares to face a perfect storm, it's time for Europe's approach towards Africa to show its teeth.
Nigeria's reliance on drug importation is worrisome as COVID-19 pandemic rages.
To support precarious households that can't access existing relief during lockdown and its aftermath, the government should implement a temporary increase in the value of the child support grant.
Lockdown should be nuanced to the South African context of overcrowded accommodation and high levels of domestic violence. Permitting cigarette purchases and exercise might assist.
Models can predict the risk and spread of diseases and establish the time and place to implement optimal prevention and control mechanisms.
The country has suspended the rotation of peacekeeping troops in a move to manage the pandemic.
The coronavirus is stressing the continent's aviation sector.
Effective public health response to a pandemic, depends on the availability of a stable power supply system.
Through their exposure to new trends in knowledge production, African academics in the diaspora can contribute to equipping African students for the global economy.
The survival resource of the world’s most vulnerable people – their social networks – may become compromised
Omar al-Bashir may be gone but Sudan still has a way to go before it enjoys a functioning democracy.
The consequences will be far more severe and long lasting in poorer countries.
What is needed is the calm implementation of a clear and effective strategy.
The notion that there is a binary choice between the economy and the medically optimal strategy is wrong.
The Nile Treaties prevent upstream countries from using the waters of the Nile without the consent of those downstream. This results in an Egyptian bias.
Very little is known about the relationship between COVID-19 and HIV and TB. What is known is that people's lungs are affected by all three.
The media is regurgitating an international narrative that may not be fit for localised purpose.
The immediate need to “track and trace” infections for public health purposes poses an unprecedented challenge to privacy.