With healthcare systems on the brink of collapse,an unprecedented humanitarian crisis may be unfolding on the continent.

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There is currently an estimated total number of covid-19 cases on the African continent that is slightly more than the US state of California (as of 27 January 2021). …


The proposed tool uses data from the 2020 UN The Gambia Common Country Analysis (CCA) to assist policy makers to identify the multidimensional risks threatening SDGs and also understand the root causes driving or being driven by these risks.

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) explained

The integrated and indivisible nature of…


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Central African Republic (CAR) is on a path of possible peace and development. The rich natural resource wealth including forestry, diamonds and gold provides the basis for kick starting development. However, the state has found itself unable to fully regulate access to and exploitation of its natural resources. …


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Zimbabwe is currently confronted by a currency crisis that has seen it abandon its national currency and use a range of currencies together with the introduction of bond notes. This has, however, failed to stop crippling cash shortages and inflation. Speaking at the 2010 Zimbabwe institute of chartered secretaries conference…


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A powerful tool for achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda is already here. African governments must come together not only to invest in building 5G networks, but also to seize all of the opportunities those networks create — including a quality education for all.

Ultra-fast 5G wireless technology has been…


Image: Reuters/Philimon Bulawayo — Zimbabwe’s hyperinflation peaked at 89.7 sextillion percent in November 2018

When Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe was deposed in November 2017, after 30 years in power, many hoped that the economic decline he had overseen would soon be reversed. But, a year and a half later, the economy is showing no signs of recovering, thanks to an ongoing currency crisis. …


Despite the lower than expected covid-19 cases and deaths, trends in different African countries suggest the pandemic is not yet under control on the continent

Africa seems to be weathering the pandemic far much better than was expected or forecast. As of the 12th of September 2020, eighty-one percent (1,070,604…


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With as much as 75 percent of Africans under 36 years of age , success of the AfCFTA is directly linked to the ability of African countries to keep youth connected to the labour market

The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is Africa’s master plan towards accelerating intra-African trade…


Like dancing snakes enchanted by their piper’s music, covid-19 infection curves in Africa are steepening and the continent’s response in coming months will be definitive…

The number of confirmed covid-19 cases in Africa is rising at a worrying rate. While only South Africa had more than 900 confirmed cases as…

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