Africa

By Michael Fitzpatrick South Africa has a new cabinet but there’s no place for Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. The mother of Rwandan government critic Diane Shima Rwigara has denied genocide charges at her trial in Kigali. And there’s more trouble in Kenya

analysis By Anne Austin, University of Missouri-St. Louis Osteoarthritis is a disease that is millions of years old. Researchers have even found evidence for osteoarthritis in dinosaurs. It’s also one of the most prevalent diseases to impact our bones –

By Kate Hairsine A new report based on the Panama Papers reveals how Africa’s politicians, generals and business leaders are systematically siphoning off billions of dollars and parking the money offshore. The investigative report, “The Plunder Route to Panama”, highlights

By Lisa Schlein A U.N. report warns gender inequality and the denial of reproductive rights and family planning threatens development goals, weakens national economies and will undermine efforts to eliminate poverty by 2030. In its annual State of World Population

Africa holds the key to feeding the nine billion people that will inhabit this planet by 2050, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Akinwumi Adesina has said. The 2017 World Food Prize Laureate was speaking during his Norman

The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, said that Africa was spending 35 billion dollars annually on food imports. Mr. Adesina said in his Norman Borlaug Lecture delivered at Iowa State University, titled “Betting on Africa to Feed

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Photo: African Export Import BanK Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz delivering the Inaugural Babacar Ndiaye Lecture in Washington DC. press release Washington, DC — The Babacar Ndiaye Lecture Series, an international series introduced by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), debuted in

document By Benedict Oramah Washington, DC — Welcome Address on the Occasion of the Maiden Edition of the The Babacar Ndiaye Annual Lecture Series Our Guest Speaker, Dr Joseph Stiglitz, Professor of Economics, Columbia University;Honourable Ministers; Your Excellencies, Ambassadors and

By Laurie Goering London — Fatalities and economic losses from severe weather are rising in many of the world’s poorest countries as climate change and a lack of disaster preparedness worsen threats, risk experts said. Over the last 35 years,