As the United States government builds economic and security ties with African countries, some of those countries are encouraging African Americans to establish social and economic ties in Africa.
Kittrell’s legacy shows that home economics was always about more than cooking and sewing. It’s also a reminder that issues that affect families are simultaneously local and global.
As with Ebola, it is often only when the harm is done that people working on the response realise health emergencies disproportionately harm women.
When tackling an Ebola outbreak speed is a critical element - every hour counts.
Is history really a triumphant march of progress? It depends on your point of view.
President Alpha Condé’s pursuit of mining interests during the Ebola crisis may have foreshadowed his demise as he tightened his grip over power and plundered the state’s wealth.
Many African countries are experienced in managing outbreaks of viral haemorrhagic fevers and many of the lessons learnt from the Ebola can be applied to the Marburg outbreak.
Most countries in Africa have chosen to separate the issue of the Palestinians from economic cooperation with Israel.
ECOWAS needs to be decisive in enforcing its protocols and sanctioning members that flout the provisions of its protocols and policies.
The virus is always present in nature and when circumstances allow, it may jump from one species to another.
Countries in the West Africa region are in a very different position to seven years ago. They now have the experience of the past as well as new tools to tackle Ebola.
Is authoritarianism on the rise on the continent? Or is democracy doing well? Nic Cheeseman discusses.
Leaders’ efforts to end conflict have been ineffective. Working through regional economic communities might be part of a better approach.
Africa is now formally free of colonial rule. Yet, the aim of remembering and furthering the fight for self determination remains relevant as ever.
In many sub-Saharan African countries, 20% of mothers have suffered the death of a child, a new study finds. In Mali, Liberia and Malawi, it’s common for mothers to lose two children.
When done properly, a simulation exercise is a useful tool for evaluating preparedness for a public health emergency.
The EU continues to enter into fresh agreements with countries, despite evidence of serious population declines in the species of interest.
Do African decision-makers and leaders approach crises differently from counterparts elsewhere in the world?
Sharing data openly across regions and organisations can help to accelerate preparedness and responses to public health emergencies.
Depending on foreign aid to pay the bills makes moving on when it’s gone harder.