Military intervention by Rwanda and SADC only buys time for Mozambique to address lack of development in its northern region.
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Rwanda’s military intervention in Mozambique’s war against Islamic insurgents has included a request that Mozambique rein in Rwandan opposition members on its soil
Exclusive breastfeeding in the first six months makes more difference to a baby’s health and survival than any other intervention.
Prevalence of exclusive breastfeeding has increased across all countries but few are likely to meet the 2030 goal of 70%.
Un mineur étranger non accompagné suit des cours dispensés par un volontaire dans un parc à Toulouse, en France, en octobre 2017.
Les gouvernements et les organismes devraient se préparer à saisir les opportunités de seconde chance dans l’éducation formelle pour éviter les retards créés par des situations d’urgence très longues
Rwanda’s president, Paul Kagame.
A good image abroad affords many advantages to authoritarian leaders.
The court has lived up to its promise in most cases, issuing some progressive and ground-breaking decisions and remedies.
Mozambican soldiers on patrol in Palma,
Cabo Delgado, following the terrorist attack in March.
The maritime situation in Mozambique must not be allowed to emulate the maritime threats found off Nigeria, Somalia, and the rebel-held territories in Libya.
Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame meets Israel’s then Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in 2017.
Most countries in Africa have chosen to separate the issue of the Palestinians from economic cooperation with Israel.
A road running through Kigali, Rwanda.
These results emphasise the high significance of the transport sector in Kigali’s air pollution levels and the need for further action to address air pollution from the sector.
Technology has been key in tackling fraud.
Countries have adopted a wide array of measures involving a proliferation of fraud agencies.
Gusimbuka athletes could jump very high, probably due to their inherent talent, which was recognised early and developed further.
An unaccompanied foreign minor does lessons provided by a volunteer in a park in Toulouse, France, October 2017.
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Governments and agencies should prepare second chance opportunities for formal education as emergency situations may last for several years and create a backlog of education.
A gathering of women survivors at a Solace Ministries meeting, near Kigali, Rwanda, in 2010.
Donald E. Miller
A scholar of the Rwandan genocide argues that while a genocide and a pandemic are very different, the experiences of Rwanda’s survivors may provide lessons on how to heal from pandemic trauma.
Rwanda’s presidential couple at the 2021 genocide commemoration.
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A survey of the commemorations since 2014 reveals the politicking behind the writing of history and Rwanda’s place in the world.
Appropriately designed taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages would result in proportional reductions in consumption.
Without reliable, local and timely data, countries will miss the potential of sugar-sweetened beverage taxation as a public health intervention.
Rwanda’s food policies focus on production to make sure people have livelihoods and enough nutritious food. Not much attention is given to overnutrition.
The competing interests of economic growth and public health aren’t being managed well.
Implementing a sugar-sweetened beverage tax in all African countries will require sufficient political will and support from civil society.
A refugee receives his first dose of coronavirus vaccine in Kigali, Rwanda.
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Due to early logistical planning, Rwanda had the capacity to store 5 million doses before the vaccines arrived.
Countries that adopt ethnic recognition go on to experience less violence, more economic vitality, and more democratic politics.
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On average, countries that adopt ethnic recognition experience less violence, more economic vitality, and more democratic politics.
The stigma on men’s involvement in maternal health is a significant barrier to their participation.
Men can practically help their partners access care by assisting with the costs of attending clinical appointments such as transportation, health insurance, and meals while on route to the clinic.
UN soldiers patrol the road where Italy’s ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo was killed.
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For nearly three decades, eastern Congo has been characterised by insecurity, with frequent outbreaks of violence between armed groups and attacks on civilians.