Informal employment is significant in sub-Saharan Africa. The plight of informal workers needs to be highlighted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jihadi groups take advantage of endemic poverty, inequality, high unemployment levels, illiteracy, ethnic divisions, and poor governance to spread their campaign of violence in the Sahel region.
The political will displayed by the Sahel member countries of the G5 Task Force appears to be out of step with the actual capabilities of their armies.
Resolving jihadist conflicts in the Sahel requires treating jihadists not as terrorists only but also as political actors who seek to provide an alternative form of governance to the status quo.
The court has lived up to its promise in most cases, issuing some progressive and ground-breaking decisions and remedies.
Contrary to expectations, researchers found that overall contraceptive use increased in most settings.
La surmilitarisation de la crise dans la région du Sahel n'a guère contribué à sa stabilité.
The over-militarisation of the crisis across the Sahel region has done little to foster stability.
French policymakers understand that sharing the burdens of military operations with global partners can help boost flagging support at home.
Burkina Faso is still in the throes of chaos decades after the assasination of the charismatic president
Africa’s key to future food-nutrition security may depend on the untapped potential of indigenous fruit trees.
The EU has already poured billions of euros into its assistance programs for the Sahel countries. The fundamental principles of this aid need to be rethought if it is to be truly effective.
Social norms, practices and attitudes in African societies hinder the lives, survival and development of girls.
Attacks on schools and children evoke a strong emotional response, which is a definitive goal of terrorist groups.
Fruit production of shea is often limited by a lack of pollination which is more pronounced in places with less tree and shrub diversity.
Burkina Faso’s genetically modified cotton success narrative was built on studies with methodological problems.
United Nations peacekeeping operations need to be refashioned to meet the needs of an ever evolving world.
In poorer parts of the world, such as sub-Saharan Africa, health systems are not designed to care for people with chronic conditions. They are more focused on single, acute diseases.
In some communities, over a quarter of the children were misclassified as iron replete whereas they were iron deficient.
Kenya can save its roan population if it re-stocks from other countries, eliminates poaching and improves their habitat.