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9th October 2015 Recently, world leaders gathered in New York to commit to the new sustainable development goals. For the first time, a specifically urban goal is... →
9th October 2015 Engineers will play a vital role in meeting the challenges laid out by the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Their skills, and... →
9th October 2015 Africa is experiencing a massive flow of people into urban areas. This is happening in major urban centres such as Lagos, Accra and Dar es Salaam... →
9th October 2015 Africa is often said to be the oral continent. This is a persistent stereotype which maintains that people in rural sub-Saharan Africa mainly... →
8th October 2015 There is something unmistakably common in Africa: the continent’s ageing and long-serving presidents. Its five longest presidencies stretch between... →
8th October 2015 The antimalarial drug upon which the recent award of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine is based has a rich history and has been used in... →
8th October 2015 “Always use the word ‘Africa’ or ‘Darkness’ or ‘Safari’ in your title.” These are the opening words of a famous satirical essay by the Kenyan... →
8th October 2015 All Australia’s major banks have largely stopped serving small money remitters, amid concerns about money laundering and terrorist financing risk.... →
7th October 2015 The announcement that the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine went to three scientists who developed antiparasitic disease drugs has... →
7th October 2015 Sub-Saharan Africa is the world’s most rapidly growing region. By 2050, the continent’s population will double and per capita GDP income will... →