Every year, 1.7 billion people, most in the world’s poorest areas, are affected by NTDs. The diseases cause suffering, stigma, disability and sometimes death.
Togo can take bold actions to reduce climate change emissions and also improve the health of its citizens.
Experts say greater use of renewable energy via solar photovoltaic and hydro power is the best route to universal access to electricity in Togo.
Informal workers are victims of the smart city drive in Africa.
Recent attacks on Togo show that West African states must act quickly and decisively to stop the spread of violent extremism.
To date, the program has provided nearly $10 million to roughly 137,000 of the country’s poorest citizens.
Vaccinating a population requires a proactive approach to health promotion and community preparedness.
There is more support for democracy among African people than is often recognised. Yet this can be undermined by election rigging and is lower in countries like Lesotho, Mozambique and South Africa.
Digital media shutdowns in Africa will lead to higher economic costs and greater public outrage.
Colonial powers framed secessionism as a threat to state-building and not as an expression of self-determination
ECOWAS needs to be decisive in enforcing its protocols and sanctioning members that flout the provisions of its protocols and policies.
High quality antenatal care can improve maternal health in West and Central Africa by identifying and addressing underlying problems that can cause pregnancy complications.
With the dawn of colonialism, nursing and midwifery were formally established and, in many colonies, recognised as the first modern clinical profession on the African continent.
Navies, and other security agencies, won’t be able to improve maritime security as long as root causes on land are not addressed.
Feeding a simple narrative of piracy without a broader look at other maritime security challenges hinders progress in dealing with it.
Despite its importance, Cameroon’s maritime fisheries sector is plagued with largely hidden, or ignored, fisheries crimes.
New regulations on the use of folklore are a hindrance to local artists.
The US needs to review whether a security agenda based on US priorities will solve problems in sub-Saharan Africa.
In some West African communities, age and magico-religious beliefs have a huge role to play in a woman’s independence.
African countries’ adoption of e-government platforms hasn’t served the majority of their citizens.