It helps when school leaders are open about their financial struggles before it's too late to forge a good plan.
Western aid has resulted in an Anglo-American culture of journalism education which has proved impractical to implement in African countries with illiberal political regimes.
The WHO has called for the global scale-up of human milk banks.
Haiti is extremely vulnerable to climate change. It is also very poor. International donors have stepped in to help the country fund climate mitigation, but is the money going where it's most needed?
Reports of profligacy by the leaders of the Pan African Parliament could further diminish its legitimacy, which is already being questioned .
Non-governmental organisations are criticised for pandering to the whims of the donor community at the expense of local populations. The real question is: can they bring about real change?