Surge vaccination is being used to combat the B16172 variant, while the government prepares for a vaccine booster programme.
What does the Seychelles experience tell us about variants, vaccine efficacy and herd immunity?
The country has built a fairly good reputation for well-functioning, democratic governance.
Africa’s blue economy initiatives focused on economic outcomes. Limited attention was given to social equity and ecological sustainability.
Unless we know what is in the ocean, we can’t protect the biggest part of the planet.
Without understanding which fish species and habitats local fishers rely on, export bans can do more harm than good.
Now that African countries have signed up for the continental free trade agreement, they must complete the institutional loop by jumpstarting the creation of the African Monetary Fund.
Ghana is the latest country in Africa to mandate the use of pictures on cigarette packages to convey health warnings.
Why some individuals age faster than others is a mystery, but new research suggests help with childcare is significant.
The free movement of people between African countries could facilitate economic development.
Developing a map of African countries’ water poverty levels offers a transparent analysis for policymakers, governments and organisations that deal with water issues.
Ségou in Mali has successfully developed its urban cultural economy in ways that’s inclusive, sustainable and context-sensitive.
Island philosophies can be used to decolonise university courses and teaching. They can also advance sustainable development models and, ultimately, achieve responsible tourism.
Small island universities can add to the sum total of African knowledge in a number of ways.