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The rules of engagement

The rules of engagement

COVID-19: an African overview African countries have reacted in different ways to the pandemic, from outright denial to some of the most stringent lockdown rules in the world When retired star...

Can carbon trading work in Africa?

Can carbon trading work in Africa?

Carbon emissions: room to grow There’s big potential for Africa to participate in international carbon markets given its ability to contribute to greenhouse gas mitigation Carbon emissions trading...

Zimbabwe’s ill-equipped health infrastructure

Zimbabwe’s ill-equipped health infrastructure

Despite Zimbabwe’s crumbling public health infrastructure, former health minister Obadiah Moyo told journalists in Harare on 2 May, 18 days before the country recorded its first Covid-19 case, that the southern African nation was ready to handle the global pandemic.

Existential threats to humanity

Existential threats to humanity

Nuclear weapons: the African view African states argue that the total elimination of nuclear weapons is the only guarantee against their use or threat of use The climate crisis – the process of...