Africa bears 24 per cent of the global disease burden but has few health workers. Governments should strengthen the health sector to boost universal coverage. Doing so could enhance development of other sectors and achievement of the SDGs
People gather outside the Harare Magistrates courts 13 July 2016 as they attend the court case of Evan Mawarire, a jailed pastor who called for the mass stay away from work and shutdown last week, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Small-scale gold miners prepare to descend underground for a shift in an abandoned gold mine. South Africa’s mining industry shed 9,000 jobs last quarter alone, so activists search for ways to create new economic opportunities for small-scale mining.