Hollywood undermines Africa’s struggles, creating a false impression of the continent to please western viewers.
This movie is absolutely worth seeing. But it’s best viewed with the awareness of its significant alterations of history.
Les femmes qui veulent avorter privilégient la protection sociale au détriment de la sécurité médicale pour échapper à la loi et à la stigmatisation. L’auto-prise en charge peut-elle être la réponse?
Girls and young women do not search for medical safety when seeking abortion care. They prioritise “social safety” to avoid prosecution and social stigma. Can self-care be a solution?
West African governments need to be clearer about the similarities and differences of violent extremist groups.
From Lovecraft Country to Black Panther to a statue in Benin, the “amazons” of Dahomey continue to trend in global popular culture.
Les récentes visites de Macron en Afrique racontent une histoire
de la France qui fait acte de repentance pour ses crimes coloniaux tout en essayant de conserver son influence héritée du colonialisme.
Macron’s recent visits to Africa tell a story in which France is doing penance for its colonial crimes while trying to maintain influence gained through colonialism.
Informal workers are victims of the smart city drive in Africa.
Political extremism has a checklist. The more boxes are checked, the closer political extremism gets.
Hountondji comes across as the anointed enfant terrible of African philosophy.
Dietary guidelines can do a better job clarifying the differences between beneficial and harmful forms of processing.
La nouvelle loi béninoise sur l'avortement prendra en considération la situation éducationnelle, professionnelle et matérielle de la femme.
Benin’s new abortion law will take a woman’s educational, professional and material situation into consideration.
Through its Belt and Road Initiative, China has become the world’s largest country-to-country lender. A new study shows that more than half of its loans threaten sensitive lands or Indigenous people.
Eurobonds are costly for governments. But they are also attractive because investors buy them without preconditions.
Biosphere reserves are the living labs in which people and nature learn how to live and thrive together. Four pilot sites in Africa show the programme’s promise.
Africa’s key to future food-nutrition security may depend on the untapped potential of indigenous fruit trees.
Local and national governments in west and central African countries must prioritise investment in providing access to HIV testing for all pregnant women.
Agricultural mechanisation can be accompanied with appropriate policies that help to harness its potentials while minimising potential negative effects.