Queen Elizabeth II waves from the balcony of Buckingham Palace during the Platinum Jubilee Pageant.
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The decolonisation process was to take place rapidly during the reign of Elizabeth II.
Chest x-rays are more sensitive for screening for TB.
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We expected to find that screening everybody for TB would identify individuals not yet diagnosed, and treating them quickly would reduce the prevalence of TB in the community.
A woman selling produce at the Manzini Wholesale Produce and Craft Market in Swaziland.
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Monitoring and enforcing competition rules is essential to level the playing field for fairer food markets.
As humans and wildlife come into closer contact, it is crucial to ensure that there's a relationship that benefits both people and animals.
East Park Mall in Lusaka, Zambia, was built for University of Zambia students.
The majority of planners believe that land is captured with impunity by powerful interest groups in Zambia and South Africa.
A woman cuts “bodwe”, an edible weed that is often sold at markets in Lusaka, Zambia.
The herbicide revolution reduces the availability of edible weeds, which may undermine food and nutrition security.
Strict COVID measures led to 50% income reduction among smallholders. Billy Mutai/SOPA Images/LightRocket via
Stricter measures had major impacts on farmers’ livelihoods and food security.
There is an urgent need to clamp down on tax evasion in Africa.
African countries, rich in resources, easily fall prey to aggressive tax planning and tax evasion facilitated by offshore companies.
Saponins from plants can destroy viruses and other microorganisms in the same way commercial soaps and detergents do.
Blood feeding female malaria vector Anopheles arabiensis.
University of Pretoria Institute for Sustainable Malaria Control
The countries share related populations, economies, ecologies and epidemiologies. This interconnectedness highlights challenges and opportunities for more effective malaria control across the region.
Lightning storm over Johannesburg, South Africa.
Dr Carina Schumann, Johannesburg Lightning Research Lab, University of the Witwatersrand.
This tool can identify cause of death by fatal lightning strike in skeletonised remains.
Mangrove reforestation project in Belo-sur-Mer, southwestern Madagascar.
Conservation must be carried out by local communities to be most effective, new research shows.
Agricultural commodity prices spiked after cyclone Kenneth had hit northern Mozambique in 2019.
Small and medium-scale farmers and agri-businesses in Southern and Eastern Africa, which are at the heart of inclusive food value chains, are not receiving fair prices for their produce.
A photo taken in August 2015 of disinfected gloves and boots at an Ebola treatment centre in Conakry, Guinea. Lessons are being drawn to manage the Marburg virus.
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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.
Hakainde Hichilema (C), leader of the Zambia opposition party United Party for National Development.
Frustration is growing among opposition supporters who believe the last election was stolen.
The research was conducted at the Zambia University Teaching Hospital morgue.
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To solve a problem like COVID-19, it is obviously essential to have accurate information about the true status of the situation.
Former Zambian president Kenneth Kaunda at the inauguration of former South African president Thabo Mbeki in 2004.
Kaunda will be remembered as a giant of 20th century African nationalism – a leader who gave refuge to revolutionary movements, a relatively benign autocrat and an international diplomat.
‘Coal is poison’: protests against a proposed Chinese-backed coal power plant in Kenya.
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We looked at 125,000 protests across Africa and mapped them against Chinese investments.
Nepal: switching from firewood to electricity will lower the environmental impact of cooking.
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Firewood and charcoal are replaced with more energy-efficient electricity.
Scientist Kafayat Falana testing the viability of cowpea germinated seeds in a laboratory in Ibadan, southwest Nigeria.
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What’s needed is a prioritisation of the health and medicinal values of the food that’s consumed in African countries.