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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... →
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... →
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... →
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... →
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?... →
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... →
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... →
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... →
23rd June 2020 Ebola, a viral haemorrhagic fever of humans and other primates, has become endemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The country has had... →
23rd June 2020 A growing insurgency in the northern parts of Mozambique has caught the attention of conflict analysts and observers worldwide. There is now even a... →