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Solar in a suitcase

Solar in a suitcase

Mini-grids and solar systems are a lifeline for Africa’s underserviced rural health clinics This post is only available to members.

Working from the ground up

Working from the ground up

Case study: Talensi, Ghana A low-cost, easily replicated land restoration technique has helped smallholders in northern Ghana resist the ravages of climate change Although climate change has not received as much...

Between a rock and a hard place

Between a rock and a hard place

The Sahel: Africa’s Great Green Wall The African Union’s ambitious plans to revitalise the Sahel region face daunting challenges, including financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic It is a project that doesn’t lack...

Africa’s technological arms race

Africa’s technological arms race

Digital surveillance: real and present danger Telecommunications snooping has emerged as a fundamental threat to African journalists Many journalists and researchers will remember the mid-2000s as halcyon days, when a...

Silencing the guns

Silencing the guns

Africa: fragile gains There’s been some progress towards ending wars on the continent, but 2020 was never a realistic goal for ending all conflicts Seven years ago, in 2013, African leaders solemnly vowed “not to...

Opaque and difficult to quantify

Opaque and difficult to quantify

Light weapons: a roadmap Africa has made some innovative interventions to reduce illicit small arms flows, despite a scarcity of data and challenges on several fronts A member of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement...