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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

Africa’s ill-resourced healthcare systems need immediate revamping

Now is the time to rewrite a collective script of Africa’s development agenda and the well being of its people

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

In Sierra Leone, malaria spiked during Ebola. Will it happen again during Covid-19?

While Sierra Leone was grappling with Ebola, there was a spike in deaths from another disease - malaria. We need to make sure this does not happen again

Soundtrack to a pandemic: Africa’s best coronavirus songs

Drawing on lessons from Ebola, African artists are using music to convey public health messaging. And they are doing it in style

How can we prepare for Coronavirus? Learn from Liberia’s experience with Ebola

Medical treatment and traditional public health measures are important but early, frequent and transparent community engagement is the key to responding to any major outbreak

The man who saved a forest

In the great battle between humans and trees, there can be only one victor, says Goldman prize-winner Alfred Brownell

Two thirds of African cities face ‘extreme climate risk’

Eight African cities featured in the 2018 Climate Vulnerability Index

Liberia’s Weah announces free tuition for undergrads

Weah declared "free tuition for all undergraduate students" at all the public universities

DRC beats Ebola outbreak

Lessons learnt in the 2013-2015 epidemic in West Africa helped limit the highly contagious disease

Liberians still seek justice for war crimes

Liberians are asking why the government has failed to prosecute those responsible for atrocities committed during Liberia's two civil wars

Liberia’s Weah, media on edge as reporter flees

There has been no honeymoon period for the press under the new government of President George Weah

Why Sirleaf’s win is a big deal for West Africa

As a West African, the symbolism of Johnson-Sirleaf winning this important prize after four years without a winner is endless

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and the Ibrahim Prize’s exceptional problem

Has the Ibrahim Prize set the bar too high for its own good?

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Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

Morar asked to settle with the state and pay back the profit he made on an irregular tender

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