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  1. The Government of Kenya and United Nations Partnership to Achieve Universal Health Care Inspires Many in Silicon Valley and the Stanford, U.C. Berkeley Communities

    Friday, March 09, 2018

  2. Political Dominoes Topple in Ethiopia

    Friday, March 09, 2018

  3. Women Miners Stake a Claim in Zimbabwe

    Thursday, March 08, 2018

    HARARE, Mar 08 (IPS) - This article is part of a series of stories and op-eds launched by IPS on the occasion of this year's International Women's Day on March 8.Tapiwa Moyo, 40, religiously leaves her home each day when the first cock crows and joins a throng of women who have taken up artisanal mining in her community.

  4. Three Things Cape Town Teaches Us About Managing Water

    Monday, March 05, 2018

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Mar 05 (IPS) - Anton Earle is Director of Stockholm International Water Institute's Africa Regional Centre (ARC) based in Pretoria, and leads SIWI's projects and partnership development, and is SIWI's representative in the Africa region.
    Johannes Ernstberger is Communications Officer, SIWI*
    Cape Town has always been water insecure. The city has done some things well to prepare for a situation like this, but if the drought has shown us something, it is that you need to get everything right and have some luck on top to get out unscathed when the unexpected actually happens.

  5. DRC: A Crisis the World Can No Longer Afford to Ignore

    Sunday, March 04, 2018

    KIKWIT, DR Congo, Mar 04 (IPS) - This article is part of a series of stories and op-eds launched by IPS on the occasion of this year's International Women's Day on March 8.The numbers are hard to fathom. Nearly two million people driven from their homes in 2017 alone. The worst cholera epidemic of the past 15 years, with over 55,000 cases and more than 1,000 deaths. Countless others killed, maimed or sexually assaulted.

  6. A New Dawn for South Africa

    Thursday, February 22, 2018

    DOHA, Qatar, Feb 22 (IPS) - Mia Swart is a Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Doha Center*In the post-Apartheid era, it is safe to say that Jacob Zuma has become the most reviled public figure in South Africa. Zuma was essentially discredited even before he became president in 2009 by his two essential weaknesses: his relationship with money and his lack of personal integrity.

  7. New Technology Alone Won’t Halt Aflatoxin Menace, Experts Warn

    Thursday, February 22, 2018

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 22 (IPS) - In the absence of concerted efforts to raise awareness on the dangers of aflatoxin to humans and domestic animals, advances in technology for early detection of aflatoxin in cereals and seeds such as maize will come to naught, experts warn.

  8. A Crisis Deepens in Libya but Where Are the Cameras?

    Friday, February 16, 2018

    UNITED NATIONS, Feb 16 (IPS) - Perhaps no major political or humanitarian disaster is as overlooked as the ongoing crisis in Libya. For example, although the New York Times in September 2017 published a total of seven articles mentioning Libya, only one of them touched on the violence ripping it apart. Even the Times' gesture merely highlighted the latest permutation of the US government's foreign military decisions.

  9. A Restructured African Development Bank Plans to Meet Economic Challenges Facing Continent

    Friday, February 16, 2018

    ABIDJAN, Cote d’Ivoire, Feb 16 (IPS) - Akinwumi A. Adesina is President of the African Development BankOver the past few years, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has confirmed its position as Africa's premier development finance institution, generating significant impact on the continent's economic and social development.

  10. African Migration to Europe, Not a Crisis but an Opportunity

    Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    WASHINGTON DC, Feb 14 (IPS) - An increasingly common justification for European development assistance to Africa is the notion that it will reduce migration from the South. While this sounds intuitive and makes for an appealing argument, the research shows that it is highly unlikely.

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