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Ebola in the Congo: How a forgotten conflict became a danger to world health
Ebola in the Congo: How a forgotten conflict became a danger to world health
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recognised the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s ebola epidemic as a “public health emergency of international concern”....
World must adapt to 'inevitable' climate change, warns report
World must adapt to 'inevitable' climate change, warns report
Nations rich and poor must invest now to protect against the effects of climate change or pay an even heavier price later, a global commission...
Africa needs a green new deal
Africa needs a green new deal
Earlier this year, Tropical Cyclone Idai tore through Southern Africa, killing hundreds, injuring thousands and displacing even more. In Mozambique, as much as half of all annual crops and critical infrastructure were destroyed. In total, more than three million people in the region...
Bid to clean Africa’s most toxic town
Bid to clean Africa’s most toxic town
The mine in Kabwe was abandoned a quarter of a century ago. But in this Zambian town, population 223 000, the scars of a century of largely...
E-learning education conference looks to unlock Africa’s future
E-learning education conference looks to unlock Africa’s future
As a Russia-Africa summit opens in Sochi on the Black Sea on October 24, a more modest but significant conference will take place in Abidjan, the...
Cancel Eskom’s odious debt to the World Bank
Cancel Eskom’s odious debt to the World Bank
Despite significant and wide-ranging concern about the fate of Eskom, the World Bank has recently expressed its full confidence in the state-owned...
If rot starts at the top, so too must hope begin with leadership
If rot starts at the top, so too must hope begin with leadership
South Africa is a country of contrasts, haunted by its history and divided by inequality. The country has a Gini coefficient of 0.63, which makes...
Opposition cry foul over Mauritania ruling party victory
Opposition cry foul over Mauritania ruling party victory
Mauritania's ruling party candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani has won the presidential election with 52% of the vote, the electoral commission...
Gaza protests bring bloodshed but scarce gain as anniversary looms
Gaza protests bring bloodshed but scarce gain as anniversary looms
Palestinians in Gaza will on Saturday mark a year since mass protests and deadly clashes began along the Israeli border, with a demonstration...
Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan must agree on sharing the Nile — before it’s too late
Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan must agree on sharing the Nile — before it’s too late
The three-way dispute among Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan over the sharing of the Nile waters remains deadlocked.
​Women should design public toilets
​Women should design public toilets
Despite the evolved role of women in society, there are still obstacles that need to be overcome on the path to true transformation. One of these...

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