Urban spaces are a repository of people’s beliefs, memories and collective conscience.
It is not the drought that causes disease outbreak, but instead the way society deals with dry conditions.
Carter’s work in Zimbabwe forms a significant and under appreciated part of his legacy
The joint border commission between Kenya and South Sudan is a step in the right direction.
Member states need to arrive at binding, transparent and enforceable priorities to see progress.
South Sudan’s diplomatic support around energy and water is much sought after in Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan.
The demand for donkey hides to produce ejiao has led to a shortage of donkeys in China and increasingly worldwide.
East Africa is one of the fastest urbanising regions in the world, but it’s still in the early phases. There’s a big opportunity to get the region’s cities right.
Factors such as having supportive family and friends, safer communities, positive school environments and adequate resources, are often associated with more physical activity.
Any new wealth will create new social, economic and political tensions.
It’s likely that the terrorist group will be defeated one day. But there are no signs that the political elite is capable of changing.
Manufacturing firms exposed to increased Chinese competition employed fewer female production workers than men.
Governments coming to power riding a wave of youth protests can employ authoritarian tactics to silence dissent from the same movements.
More than half a million Ethiopian migrants have been deported from Saudi Arabia since 2017.
Ethiopia’s civet producers could benefit greatly if the industry were properly regulated and commercialised.
Eight countries are projected to be behind 50% of the growth in population over the next three decades. Five are in Africa.
Conflict is prevalent in the region characterised by harsh climate, vast wilderness and low levels of development.
High intensity rain has actually increased, which is topping up underground water stores.
States with more capacity, more political inclusion and that make good use of foreign aid tend to see better outcomes.
The African Union needs to launch a credible, robust mediation process with mutually accepted mediators.