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Private Sector Partners Step Up the Fight Against AIDS, TB and Malaria in Africa

Five private sector partners today announced new pledges for the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment during the World Economic Forum on Africa.Goodbye Malaria, which is supported by Nando’s, an international...

How Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs) Can Limit The Impact Of A Health Disaster

In 2017, a Dengue Fever outbreak in Burkina Faso resulted in 12,087 cases and 24 deaths mostly in the central region. Such outbreaks have historically placed a major strain on Burkina Faso’s...

Op-Ed: What the AfCFTA Means for the Energy Sector

Major new opportunities for cross-border collaboration arise from the signature of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
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Op-Ed: Don’t You Dare Leave Us Behind

The G7 should deliver progress not promises on gender equality.By Aya Chebbi, African Union’s first ever youth envoy.Nearly 10 years have passed...
Northern White Rhino

Scientists A Step Closer To Saving Northern White Rhino From Extinction

Veterinarians have successfully harvested eggs from the last two surviving northern white rhinos, taking them one step closer to bringing the species back from the brink of extinction, scientists said in Kenya...
Policy Implementation

Standards Are Not Enough: Policy Implementation Remains Central

By Melvine P. OuyoIn 2013, Kenya’s Ministry of Health made the devastating decision to withdraw the Standards and Guidelines for Reducing Morbidity and Mortality from Unsafe Abortion. This caused...
Africa’s Energy Gap

Closing Africa’s Energy Gap: Choosing Collaboration Over Political Capitalization

Last month, the United Nations released their World Population Prospects report – predicting that the global population could increase by 2 billion people in the next 30 years. And within this, sub-Saharan...
President Uhuru Kenyatta meets young Kenyan artists at the State House-Photo State House

Boom Or Bust -Education Will Determine Africa’s Transformation

August 12, marks International Youth Day, and the theme for this year is ‘making education more relevant, equitable and inclusive’, is particularly apt for Africa. Consider this. Every 24 hours around 35,000...
Kabendera

Press Freedom: Tanzania Charges Freelance Journalist With Economic Crimes

Prosecutors in Tanzania charged freelance journalist Erick Kabendera with money laundering, tax evasion, and assisting an organized crime racket, according to a copy of the charge sheet. When he was detained on July...
Lake Chad

Protect, Support and Empower Girls in Lake Chad Region

As Lake Chad enters its 10th year of conflict, millions of young girls are being used and manipulated in grotesque ways.Maria Sole Fanuzzi, Lake Chad Child Protection Specialist...
Mauritius

The Mauritius Government And Ministry Of Finance Responds To Factually Incorrect Reports

Reference is made to the various articles on Mauritius published by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) on the 23rd of July 2019, in the...
Megacities in Africa

Africa’s Megacities A Magnet For Investors

UNITED NATIONS, Jul 9 2019 (IPS) - Megacities, cities with a population of at least 10 million, are sprouting everywhere in Africa. Cairo in Egypt, Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)...
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