Digital storytelling offers a way for water researchers to capture the nuance and emotion of people’s experiences.
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Traditional research outputs like journal articles don’t often give voice to communities’ stories.
A Kenyan judicial nominee to the East African Court of Justice, Charles Nyachae, is sworn in before a summit of regional leaders in Kampala in 2018.
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The East African Court of Justice has been a keen promoter of the rule of law, democracy and human rights.
Military troops drive through Goma in North Kivu, eastern DRC, in November 2022.
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Consolidating peace efforts across the vast territory has proved difficult for close to three decades. Scholars explain why.
Paul Rusesabagina at the Supreme Court in Kigali, Rwanda, in February 2021.
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Rwanda has rebuffed international pressure to release Paul Rusesabagina, a man made famous by Hollywood.
Cannabis consumption erodes mental well-being and has adverse effects on school, work, and social life.
Men hold up protest signs in front of the coffins of DRC refugees killed in August 2004 in Gatumba, Burundi.
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Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo is used to win a place in government, not to overthrow it. And it keeps working.
Kalk Bay, Western Cape, South Africa.
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The trend globally is for countries to be explicit about their maritime interests, underpinned by a sound security strategy.
Britain’s new prime minister, Liz Truss.
Since the Brexit referendum in 2016, Africa has slipped from its precarious but tangible place in UK political discourse.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, director general of the World Trade Organisation.
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Creating employment and fighting corruption are two of the subjects discussed in the wide ranging discussion.
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An expert breaks down the promises from the two Conservative leadership candidates.
Informal workers are a key part of African economies.
Informal workers are victims of the smart city drive in Africa.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken setting out Washington’s new Africa strategy at the University of Pretoria.
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The strategy outlined by the US Secretary of State marks a fresh beginning in US-Africa relations.
US state secretary Antony Blinken seeks closer ties with Africa.
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Washington must overcome growing anti-west sentiment on the continent given the development alternative that China offers.
DRC President Félix Tshisekedi (left) and Rwanda President Paul Kagame in Kigali in 2021.
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Rwanda believes DRC continues to provide refuge for those behind the 1994 genocide.
Rwandan president Paul Kagame speaks during a governance event in the US.
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The US has become one of Rwanda’s staunchest defenders.
Riders pass a billboard in Kigali during Rwanda’s 100-day commemoration of the 1994 genocide.
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In 2003, Rwanda adopted a policy of ethnic non-recognition. However, for 100 days in a year, it centres ethnicity in the country’s psyche.
Uhuru Kenyatta (centre) holds hands with opinion polls’ favourites, Deputy President William Ruto (left) and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga.
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Kenya’s ethnic-based politics often leads to electoral violence that hurts regional trade.
Female police officers working with the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Liberia participate in a parade in 2008.
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The UN has been working for 20 years to increase the number of female peacekeepers – but countries that give their troops to the UN are reluctant to put more women in active combat.
Congolese in Goma protest against the country’s UN peacekeeping mission on 26 July 2022.
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The UN mission is being held responsible for something the Congolese state should be doing.
Rwandan Foreign Minister Vincent Biruta shakes hands with U.K. Home Secretary Priti Patel.
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A UK plan to move asylum seekers on its shores to Rwanda has been met with stiff opposition from human rights organizations. But the UK persists, and Rwanda is all too willing.