Posts tagged ‘Africa’

  • 141015-Wed-african children ebola reuters image RTR40Z0U-628×330 Forum Article

    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