Sierra Leone
Ending FGM: The road to 2030

Ending FGM: The road to 2030

At 17, Ifrah Ahmed arrived in Dublin, Ireland in 2006, escaping war in Somalia. To support her asylum application, she had to undergo a medical check-up, which included a Pap smear. The medical personnel were shocked...

Cementing Africa’s future

Cementing Africa’s future

Nigeria: Africa’s richest man bets on the continent’s prospects Playing politics has helped Aliko Dangote build his business empire At age 57, Aliko Dangote is Africa’s richest man, and by quite some margin. Forbes...

A poor prognosis, with some cause for hope

A poor prognosis, with some cause for hope

Abuja Declaration: broken promises African nations have largely defaulted on a 2001 pledge to commit at least 15% of their annual budgets to healthcare Africa has so far seen controversial and even dramatic policy...