President Carter’s interest in southern Africa was crucial to keeping the peace.
Carter’s work in Zimbabwe forms a significant and under appreciated part of his legacy
Turks have called their country Türkiye since 1923.
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When a country changes its name or requests changes to the spelling of its name, there are almost always political motives.
A food vendor in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. The rise in food prices has begun to ease in the country.
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A slowdown in price rises, combined with the shift to less aggressive rate hikes, is good news for the minister’s budget initiatives on growth.
Former American Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in 2019.
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He failed to understand that the struggle for justice and freedom in southern Africa was changing the world - and diplomacy itself.
Regular physical activity helps to prevent and manage many chronic diseases.
Factors such as having supportive family and friends, safer communities, positive school environments and adequate resources, are often associated with more physical activity.
Archaeological discoveries show the different options that have solved human problems over time.
Young people play football on a street in Goma, eastern DRC.
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Football provides a way for unpopular elites to build political capital – but also creates space for citizens to voice dissent.
Votes aplenty in 2023.
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Zimbabwe, Turkey, Argentina, Pakistan and Nigeria all have presidential or general elections in 2023.
Ethiopians celebrate Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s Nobel Peace Prize win in 2019.
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Governments coming to power riding a wave of youth protests can employ authoritarian tactics to silence dissent from the same movements.
NoViolet Bulawayo, author of Glory.
Glory is a story about Zimbabwe’s violent past told through animals.
Benin Bronzes: 944 objects looted in the 19th century from the Kingdom of Benin are in the British Museum in London.
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Momentum is growing for the restitution of objects, such as the Benin Bronzes, stolen during colonialism. Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
People trained in the informal sector are equally skilled or better than those who attended formal training.
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Skills training in Zimbabwe excludes students from poor backgrounds. The informal sector should be used as a training ground for them.
Refugees and asylum seekers move through this refugee camp in Musina, South Africa.
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Beitbridge and Musina are two border towns in Zimbabwe and South Africa that see many migrants pass through – with different health needs.
Esther Gwena, an untrained midwife in Mbare Harare.
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The future is bleak for Zimbabwe’s healthcare unless there are serious long-term reforms to build resilience.
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Zimbabwe’s central bank should focus on tackling the underlying drivers of inflation rather than blaming the war in Ukraine.
PrEP can reduce the risk of HIV infection by over 90%.
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PrEP enables adolescent girls and young women to protect themselves from HIV without having to convince a partner to use a condom at the time of sex.
The pink periwinkle is used as a tonic and emetic for the treatment of many health conditions.
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Thousands of plant species are used in African traditional medicine. Extracts from some of these plants are part of important pharmaceutical drugs.
Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe died in 2019.
Moore did not unearth any treasures in his research of Mugabe’s legacy. He has not even drawn a map that might lead us to them.
Greywater is used all over the world for domestic and agricultural irrigation.
Researchers have long argued that greywater could bolster South Africa’s food security if it’s used to water domestic food gardens.
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.