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Why Kenyans are going hungry months after a bumper maize (...)

The availability of data and evidence in the agricultural sector is critical for decision making
24/03/2019

Collaboration or coalition ? Tshisekedi's tough choices as (...)

The Democratic Republic of Congo's new leader Felix Tshisekedi is being undermined by the outgoing regime of Joseph (...)
24/03/2019

What's on your plate ? How certification can prevent seafood (...)

Our new paper titled ‘DNA barcoding validates species labelling of certified seafood’ presents the largest and most comprehensive (...)
24/03/2019

Why Kenya must take control of sand harvesting off its (...)

Kenya needs a national strategic environmental assessment which focuses on the use of sand for large scale (...)
22/03/2019

What African countries can do about ensuring safer surgery

Research found that only a quarter of anaesthetists working in main referral hospitals in East Africa used the WHO safe surgical (...)
21/03/2019

Fixing South Africa's public schools : lessons from a (...)

Universities have both a responsibility and a degree of potential influence on public schooling that set them apart and impose a (...)
21/03/2019

Drug-resistant TB : a new study offers new hope

New research shows that the treatment of drug resistant-TB can be reduced from the current duration of 20 to 24 months to less than a (...)
21/03/2019

TB doesn't only attack the lungs — other organs are also (...)

TB outside the lungs accounted for 14% of TB cases recorded globally in 2017.
21/03/2019

South Africa kicks the can down the road on captive predator (...)

While the international conservation community unites against the captive breeding of big cats in South Africa, the government (...)
21/03/2019

A look at how India's Africa strategy is working

India does not have an official Africa policy, even though it has been engaging with the continent for over six (...)
20/03/2019

What we learnt from young South Africans about the minimum wage (...)

A national minimum wage could benefit young people who have jobs and stimulate those who have given up trying to find work. But those (...)
20/03/2019

Major battles have been won against TB. But the war isn't (...)

In Southern Africa, high rates of HIV infection have been the primary driver of TB
20/03/2019