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Thursday, April 18, 2024



Business schools have a role to play in fighting corruption in Africa

By Tahiru Azaaviele Liedong In 2002, the African Union reported that Africa lost about USD$148 billion through corruption every year. This represented 25% of the continent’s combined...

Social media is being misused in Kenya’s political arena. Why it’s hard to stop it

By George Ogola The information landscape in Africa – as elsewhere in the world – has expanded exponentially over the last decade. The proliferation of...

From advertising blackmail to physical threats, Kenya’s journalists are under attack – but they must also regain public trust

By George Ogola In recent months, Kenyan journalists have been harassed, intimidated and attacked by government officials, politicians and members of the public. George Ogola, a professor of media industries,...

Renewable energy will need more investment, or Africa will stay dependent on fossil fuels

By Abay Yimere Renewable energy technologies such as solar photovoltaics and onshore wind power can help sub-Saharan Africa meet its energy requirements from sources that...

Somaliland-Ethiopia port deal: international opposition flags complex Red Sea politics

By Jutta Bakonyi The memorandum of understanding between Ethiopia and Somaliland announced on 1 January 2024 set off diplomatic rows in the Horn of Africa – and...

Getting climate funds to conflict zones – a case for working with armed groups and local communities

By Ashley Jackson Conflict-ridden and fragile countries are among the most vulnerable to climate change and least prepared to deal with it. They are largely...

 Women’s Health Advancements: Progress and Challenges in Kenya

Women's health is a critical indicator of a nation's development and prosperity. In Kenya, efforts to improve women's healthcare, reproductive rights, access to contraception,...


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