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A Voice For African Wildlife: A Conversation With Kaddu Sebunya

By Guy Dinmore The CEO of the Nairobi-based African Wildlife Foundation, Kaddu Sebunya – in London to mark AWF’s 60th anniversary while fundraising and lobbying – shares his thoughts with IPS on the climate and food crises, how Africans have their voice, why western countries need a ‘reset’ with Africa, what Prince Charles should say to the Commonwealth, how China is eating western ‘cake’, and what worries him more than anything else. (IPS) How are the crises of climate and food security impacting AWF across Africa? “It has a huge impact because everything is interconnected.  In Kenya, we lost about 78 elephants to drought

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Stronger Healthcare Systems Critical for Africa’s Socioeconomic Transformation

By Claude Mambo Muvunyi Prof. Claude Mambo Muvunyi is Director General of Rwanda Biomedical Centre Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare systems globally have battled to deal with the repercussions unleashed by the disease. From the outset, Africa was considered particularly vulnerable due to several factors: limited healthcare provision in some areas, high prevalence of HIV and TB in a number of countries, and limited fiscal room to respond to the pandemic’s financial impacts. Yet governments across the continent still managed to come together to respond to the pandemic with unprecedented speed. This was possible due to previous experience

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National Boy-Focused GBV Intervention Launches

A ground-breaking national preventative Gender Based Violence (GBV) intervention that focuses on boys was launched in Johannesburg today, attended by high-profile industry stakeholders and CEOs who have given their support to the programme. The programme

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