Posts tagged ‘Africa’

  • A Bozo fisherman casts his net from a pirogue in front of Saaya village in the Niger river inland delta Forum Article

    Observing Africa’s climate

    All around the planet, high-frequency climate observatories are collecting atmospheric data around… more

  • Woman undergoes an eye examination using a smartphone at a temporary clinic by International Centre for Eye Health at Olenguruone in the Mau Summit Forum Article

    Is there such a thing as too much innovation?

    If ever there was a buzzword for Kenya, it would be “innovation”. Riding the wave of “Africa… more

  • Aerial view shows mineral-coloured water pooled in salt flat holes on Senegal’s coast Forum Article

    How to help Africa’s resource sector

    The recent acceleration in growth rates across much of sub-Saharan Africa may not be purely commodity-driven… more

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    How Africa’s cities are the key to growth

    On the periphery of Lagos, Nigeria, lies Makoko, a burgeoning slum community perched on a lagoon. Residents… more

  • Workers level the earth on the Mombasa-Nairobi highway construction project in Athi River Forum Article

    3 ways to improve Africa’s infrastructure

    Tremendous efforts are under way to upgrade sub-Saharan Africa’s infrastructure. But the needs on the… more

  • Staff work in the operations room at Tenke Fungurume, a copper and cobalt mine northwest of Lubumbashi in Congo’s copper-producing south Forum Article

    What’s the biggest barrier to business in DRC?

    The goal of the Enterprise Surveys (ES) is to portray the quality of the business environment in the… more

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    Top 10 most gender equal countries in sub-Saharan Africa

    Rwanda heads the regional rankings and is the only country from the sub-Saharan area to be placed among… more

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    What’s needed to stop Ebola

    The Ebola virus disease epidemic already devastating swaths of West Africa will likely get far worse… more

  • Health worker is reflected in a mirror as he prepares protective equipment near Rokupa Hospital Forum Article

    Could this vaccine beat Ebola?

    The world has been warned that the current Ebola epidemic may not end without the use of a vaccine –… more

  • Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf speaks to villagers about Ebola virus precautions outside Ganta Forum Article

    We all have a stake in the battle against Ebola

    Dear World, In just over six months, Ebola has managed to bring my country to a standstill. … more

  • A health worker checks the temperature of a man at a roadside health checkpoint outside Ganta Young Global Leaders Article

    Fighting Ebola from the grassroots

    As a global community, our ability to respond to the Ebola crisis gripping West Africa… more

  • Lion rests at Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park Forum Article

    Can tourism tackle poverty?

    Think Tanzania and you may imagine yourself in the plains of the Serengeti or the peaks of Mount… more

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    Why Ugandans are scared of getting old

    A typical Ugandan woman gives birth to an average of seven children, far higher than for other… more

  • A South Sudanese man works at a mobile phone charging kiosk at the Tzaipi refugee camp in Adjumani Forum Article

    Can mobile phones really cut conflict in Africa?

    Information and communication technologies (ICTs) and new media have often been viewed as a solution to… more

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    Interview: Olafur Eliasson on art and Africa – podcast

    Welcome to our new podcast series, Inside the Creative Mind, featuring in-depth interviews with leading… more

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    The four main barriers to talent mobility in Africa

    Flexible immigration procedures are essential for skilled workers to move easily between countries and… more

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    The cost of homophobia: ruined lives, stilted economies

    As a gay man living in Nigeria, my biggest challenge was choosing between my sexuality and my job. In… more

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    How smaller businesses can help Africa thrive

    International investors, representatives of international and regional organisations, and African… more