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03Jan 2017
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

DR Congo’s President, Joseph Kabila

The New Year in one of Africa's most troubled countries began in a burst of optimism Sunday...

03Jan 2017
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

RAMADHANI Abdallah is one of the cassava growers at Kianga Village in Tanzania’s semi-autonomous...

03Jan 2017
Muharram Macatta
The Guardian

Innovation usually requires the application of knowledge which is acquired through education.

There are quite a few examples of countries moving up the categories from low-income to middle-...

02Jan 2017
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

Take the case of agriculture, which is the greatest contributor to Africa’s gross domestic product.

Most African governments invest little funding in research and development (R&D)....

02Jan 2017
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

Water tanks to collect rainfall water behind a house in Buena Esperanza, a settlement of 45 families in the state of Pernambuco in Brazil’s semiarid Northeast region, where thanks to such initiatives the rural population manages to survive prolonged droughts, without the tragedies of the past.

The drought that has plagued Brazil’s semiarid Northeast region since 2012 is already more...

02Jan 2017
Muharram Macatta
The Guardian

If the price of a good is increasing, the consumer will seek out cheaper substitutes.

As prices for goods and services that we consume increase, inflation is the result. The...

02Jan 2017
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

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

Critical challenges in the coverage of key health services in Africa should be addressed to help...

01Jan 2017
The Guardian Reporter
Guardian On Sunday

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.

Amid all the doom and gloom of last year, there were a few good news stories. Simon Allison...

01Jan 2017
The Guardian Reporter
Guardian On Sunday

A nurse takes blood sample from a baby to test for malaria in Manhia, Mozambique.

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced in December 2015 that the global incidence of...

01Jan 2017
The Guardian Reporter
Guardian On Sunday

Computed tomography (CT) scan of the abdomen; drawing shows a child lying on

Cancer is becoming more common across Africa, but the continent’s doctors and policy makers are...

01Jan 2017
The Guardian Reporter
Guardian On Sunday

Charcoal production is one of the main causes of deforestation in Tanzania.

RECENT studies on results of what is known as the climate change exposure index, the degree to...

31Dec 2016
Francis Semwaza
The Guardian

WHILE new media in its singularity has been tightening its grip across the ages of its various...

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