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Muslim worshippers perform the evening Tarawih prayer during the fasting month of Ramadan around the Kaaba in the Grand Mosque complex in the holy city of Mecca, on April 13, 2021. AFP via Getty Images

Pilgrimage in a pandemic: lessons from Mecca on containing COVID-19

Entertainment, sports and tourism industries can learn valuable lessons from how Saudi Arabia managed the annual pilgrimage during a pandemic.
Kenya’s 2010 Constitution expressly permits judicial activism but many in government are opposed. bernie_photo/iStock/Getty Images Plus

Why Kenya’s judge recruiters are sceptical about activism on the bench

The issue of whether judges should exercise judicial activism or judicial restraint revolves around the doctrine of separation of powers and the proper remit of judicial power in a democracy.
The competing interests of economic growth and public health aren’t being managed well. Shutterstock

We mapped the landscape for taxes on sugary drinks in seven African countries

Implementing a sugar-sweetened beverage tax in all African countries will require sufficient political will and support from civil society.
A woman sorts through some maize kernels received as part of a food donation amid a devastating drought in Marsabit County, Kenya. Photo by Gideon Mendel/Corbis via Getty Images

New business skills can improve livelihoods among poor people. How to avoid the pitfalls

Building business skills to improve livelihoods is increasingly recognised as bringing value to the fight against poverty. But it can also set up identity conflict and community-level tension.
A healthcare worker administers an Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to her colleague at Mutuini Hospital in Nairobi. Kenya on March 3, 2021. Photo by Dennis Sigwe/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

Kenya’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout has got off to a slow start: the gaps, and how to fix them

Kenya grapples with two major challenges in the vaccination rollout: access to sufficient doses in light of the global shortage; and vaccine hesitancy.

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