Tanzania’s refugee policy in the 1990s is a good example of how geopolitics affects ordinary refugees.
Policies that reduce poverty, inequality and socioeconomic insecurity lower the incentive to engage in or tolerate terrorism.
In being grey listed South Africa joins a list of countries with poor governance. Others are war zones or countries with jihadist terror groupings operating on their land.
The Wagner Group has become a tool to further Russian objectives in Africa without attracting the scrutiny that regular military units would.
Simply put, southern Africans are experiencing heat stress more often than in 1979.
The Covid-19 pandemic has the potential to make tourism more sustainable in Africa, improving the lives of local communities rather than just catering to international visitors.
Governments coming to power riding a wave of youth protests can employ authoritarian tactics to silence dissent from the same movements.
Across the world, phenological events are occurring increasingly earlier as a result of climate change.
Social protection on its own doesn’t shift the dial. Radical economic policies are needed to tackle poverty and inequality.
Even by conservative estimates, Mozambique’s snakebite figures are far higher than previously thought.
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Researchers in sub-Saharan Africa ought to fuse conventional Western theories of knowledge and local theories of knowledge.
The global realignment triggered by the end of the Cold War and Gorbachev’s reforms ushered in a period of transition on the African continent.
The UN has been working for 20 years to increase the number of female peacekeepers – but countries that give their troops to the UN are reluctant to put more women in active combat.
Cooperating with honeyguides has been found to increase food security. It facilitates cultural traditions and enables income or trade.
The Ukraine crisis is significantly increasing political stress and potential conflict throughout Africa.
Insurance, stress-tolerant seeds and tailored credit can make smallholder farming profitable.
The failures of nominally elected governments has denied leaders - as well as the democratic system - a vanguard popular constituency.
Saponins from plants can destroy viruses and other microorganisms in the same way commercial soaps and detergents do.
Study shows that Mozambique 1992 peace agreement was never the success it was claimed to be. The country’s democracy remains weak.