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Why human rights should guide responses to the global pandemic

Why human rights should guide responses to the global pandemic

7th October 2020 The coronavirus pandemic has killed over a million people globally and disrupted healthcare and political systems, economies, social bonds and... 

For African politicians, fashion could mean more than just dress

For African politicians, fashion could mean more than just dress

7th October 2020 Across Africa, politicians are using personal fashion to communicate. From red berets, to all-khaki ensembles, to full-on cosplaying, leaders... 

Key insights into land degradation from seven African countries

Key insights into land degradation from seven African countries

5th October 2020 Land is essential to our lives – we grow food on it and rely on it for economic growth and development. In sub-Saharan Africa approximately 83% of... 

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How Kenya courted a constitutional crisis over parliament's failure to meet gender quotas

How Kenya courted a constitutional crisis over parliament's failure to meet gender quotas

2nd October 2020 Unlike the typical liberal constitution, Kenya’s 2010 constitution is transformative in character. Liberal constitutions primarily seek to... 

Digital democracy is still a long way off in Africa: it takes more than technology

Digital democracy is still a long way off in Africa: it takes more than technology

2nd October 2020 From the mid-2000s onwards, the digital revolution raised hopes of democratic transformation and strengthening in Africa. But it hasn’t quite... 

South Africa mulls future of its military to make it fit-for-purpose

South Africa mulls future of its military to make it fit-for-purpose

30th September 2020 South Africa’s parliament has opened discussions about how to redesign the country’s lumbering military to make it fit-for-purpose for the 21st... 

How social security could make life better in South Africa after COVID-19

How social security could make life better in South Africa after COVID-19

30th September 2020 The national state of disaster declared by the South African government on 15 March 2020 was a direct response to COVID-19. But that response... 

How changing vaccine schedules can save costs and lives: findings from South Africa

How changing vaccine schedules can save costs and lives: findings from South Africa

29th September 2020 In 2005, before most low- and middle-income countries started vaccinating children routinely for pneumococcal disease, it caused approximately... 

Does US military training incubate coups in Africa? The jury is still out

Does US military training incubate coups in Africa? The jury is still out

29th September 2020 Military officers overthrew Mali’s government in a coup d’état on August 18, 2020. Among the more worrying aspects of the coup is the fact that a... 

Suspension of US aid to Ethiopia is yet another example of Trump's disregard for Africa

Suspension of US aid to Ethiopia is yet another example of Trump's disregard for Africa

28th September 2020 America’s Department of State recently suspended $130-million worth of aid to Ethiopia because of “a lack of progress” on negotiations pertaining... 

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