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Women accuse aid workers of sexual abuse during the DRC’s Ebola crisis

More than 50 women have accused Ebola aid workers from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and leading nongovernmental organisations of sexual exploitation and abuse...

Human health, animal health and environmental health are inextricably linked

To take care of ourselves, we must take care of the world around us

Covid-19 deepens the educational divide

With the closure of schools, learning has moved to online platforms across the world, but a UNESCO report said only 12% of households in the least-developed countries have internet access at home

The coping mechanisms the DRC is putting in place as it faces Ebola, measles and Covid-19

The DRC has systematically gone about strengthening health infrastructure, engaging the community and doing better research

Images of black death satisfy disturbing desires and purposes

The protests sweeping the United States after the latest police killing of a black man again speak to the ability of images to evoke powerful emotional responses

A brief history of anti-black violence in China

The recent news of evictions and mistreatment of African students in China during the Covid-19 pandemic is rooted in a history of violence and discrimination

Some African countries are choosing livelihoods over lockdowns

The methods that work in Western nations rarely translate into African contexts

Civil unrest turns deadly in Guinea

Guinea’s response to the coronavirus has exacerbated the country’s existing fault lines

Covid-19 restrictions give rise to political tensions in Sierra Leone

The country has experienced violent incidents of unrest in recent weeks

Three months in, Covid-19 poses triple threats in Africa

Health, debt and hunger are huge threats to the continent’s stability

Looking after the Covid-19 dead to protect the living

South Africa has largely escaped the fate of several European countries and the United States, but that doesn’t mean we can’t prepare, just in case

Public must develop safe death rites

Experience in Brazil, West and South Africa show how ‘people’s science’ can manage deadly illnesses

The doctor who gave her life to stop Ebola in Nigeria

When Ebola first hit Lagos, Dr Ameyo Adadevoh knew something was seriously wrong, so she did something about it

‘We cannot be complacent,’ says Africa CDC boss

Africa’s new disease control agency reacted early and quickly to the Covid-19 pandemic

Crisis, what crisis? How not to handle a pandemic

So far, most countries on the African continent are dealing with Covid-19, but not all leaders are taking the coronavirus pandemic seriously

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