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The Gambia may not be ready yet. But it’s only a matter of time until the conditions are right to prosecute former president Jammeh.
The Gambia’s former president Yahya Jammeh. Credit: UN Photo/Erin Siegal.
If The Gambia’s former president Yahya Jammeh thought he could escape to a quiet exile in Equatorial Guinea, he may have underestimated the determination of his compatriots.
His 22... more
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The fate of the five: African hopes shift to Senegal
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The multi-billion-dollar LAPSSET project promises to transform Kenya — including the oldest Swahili settlement on the African coast.
Credit: Nick Young.
This is the first part in a series looking into the effects of LAPSSET on local communities along its proposed route in: Lamu, Garissa, and Turkana.
Along Manda Bay, the mangrove-lined lagoon on Kenya’s coast, a Chinese dredger scoops up millions... more
Ethiopia’s transition has raised expectations across the country. The effects of this can be seen in rising unrest in the south.
Fixing a school in Ethiopia’s SNNPR region. Credit: Axel Steinhagen.
Over the past few months, shifts in the direction of government under Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed at the national level have been drawing most of the headlines in and about Ethiopia. However... more
NTDs affect about 1.5 billion people. Digital technology could turbo-boost progress in combating them.
Rwanda has been using drones to deliver blood, but the technology could be expanded to other urgent deliveries in tackling NTDs. Credit: Sarah Farhat/World Bank
Fabiano grew up close to a fast-flowing river that irrigates the land in Uganda’s Nebbi District. Over the years as he farmed, he was... more