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Why protesters are fed up with Sudan's tricky transition

Why protesters are fed up with Sudan's tricky transition

8th July 2020 In the last few days, tens of thousands of people have, once again, taken to the streets of Sudan’s major cities to demand “freedom, peace and... 

Black Lives Matter: four lessons in white allyship from the South African anti-apartheid movement

Black Lives Matter: four lessons in white allyship from the South African anti-apartheid movement

8th July 2020 As Black Lives Matter protests, triggered by the killing of George Floyd, spread across the world in response to systemic racism and police... 

Pressure is on to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, but corners can't be cut

Pressure is on to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, but corners can't be cut

8th July 2020 The advent of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic and the dynamics of its spread is unprecedented. It is... 

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Africa waited for solutions to past health crises: will it be different for COVID-19?

Africa waited for solutions to past health crises: will it be different for COVID-19?

2nd July 2020 The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently noted that “researchers are working at break-neck speed” to understand SARS-CoV-2, the virus that... 

Africa's scientists set out their COVID-19 research priorities

Africa's scientists set out their COVID-19 research priorities

2nd July 2020 In April 2020, about two months after the African continent recorded its first case of COVID-19, the African Academy of Sciences undertook an... 

Why the African Union has failed to 'silence the guns'. And some solutions

Why the African Union has failed to 'silence the guns'. And some solutions

1st July 2020 Seven years ago African leaders committed themselves to working towards an end to armed conflict. As they marked the 50th anniversary of the... 

A post-pandemic world is unlikely to focus on meeting need over human greed

A post-pandemic world is unlikely to focus on meeting need over human greed

1st July 2020 How often has it been said that ‘the world will never be the same again after the Covid-19 pandemic’? If so, the question is, how might it change?... 

South Africa sets aside more money for Covid-19 but lacks a spending strategy

South Africa sets aside more money for Covid-19 but lacks a spending strategy

30th June 2020 The supplementary budget tabled last week by South Africa’s finance minister, Tito Mboweni, whose primary objective was to make more money... 

Chakwera has his work cut out restoring democratic rule that delivers for Malawians

Chakwera has his work cut out restoring democratic rule that delivers for Malawians

30th June 2020 Lazarus Chakwera’s victory as the new president of Malawi represents a remarkable reversal of fortunes for Peter Mutharika, who almost a year ago... 

Kenyatta and Odinga's pact has led to a new elite alliance. Why it won't last

Kenyatta and Odinga's pact has led to a new elite alliance. Why it won't last

24th June 2020 On March 9, 2018 Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta and the leader of the main opposition, Raila Odinga, surprised their supporters when they... 

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