Dust and traffic pollution add to the health hazard posed by some cooking fuels.
Kenya’s smallholder farmers aren’t using antibiotics properly, some are of poor quality and some antibiotics are being found in milk.
His sudden death at 24 has shone a light on what a talent and hard worker he was, and what he represented.
Sex workers have a deep understanding of their needs but development partnerships tend to prioritise scientific knowledge.
Many African countries face a triple set of dilemmas that are not easy to navigate.
Adolescent girls are more at risk during childbirth. Stigma and abuse by healthcare workers makes them less likely to seek medical care, putting their lives further in danger.
Examinations help a country measure if its system of education is teaching the skills and knowledge needed to meet development goals.
Ghana needs strong political will to enhance its climate change regulation.
Due to limited interactions with the police, Kenyans in rural areas are less likely to see the police as relevant actors.
Several key events highlighted the growing ties between China and Africa.
East Africa’s reaction to the war in Gaza appears shaped by history, affinity to the policies of the west and the threat of terrorism.
Chances of longer term peace are small because of the DRC’s assumption that it can achieve peace through sheer military force.
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Colonialists daily reinforced a hierarchy that allowed white people to abuse Africans.
Thousands of Kenyans were held in detention camps, and the British imperialist government tried to cover up brutal violations that occurred there.
Finland’s experience shows the value of applying sensible conflict transformation perspectives in the management of crime.
The government of Rwanda must commit to eliminating the forced return of refugees and asylum seekers.
The security situation in Haiti must change – but another UN intervention may not be the way this happens.
The negative investor sentiment and massive capital flight could be reversed by improved governance and accountability.
The impact of housing quality extends beyond health to education and subsequent economic outcomes, particularly for children.