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Rwanda: How Technology Has Boosted Rwanda's Response to Covid-19

Three months after the Covid-19 outbreak was announced in China, Rwanda reported her first case of the pandemic.

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Land use and environmental impacts

During the tenure of former UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon the UN General Assembly declared the period between 2011 and 2020 to be the UN Decade on Biodiversity.

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All Zimbabwe wants is to freely decide its destiny

Zimbabwe is a unique country, so unique that a whole continent like Europe can sit down to discuss its fate and resolve to slap sanctions on this small nation south of the Sahara.

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A Healthy Earth Needs Indigenous Peoples

A landmark report by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services painted a bleak picture of our planet’s health.

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How Climate Targets Can Help Economic Recovery

With the world gripped by the COVID-19 pandemic, policymakers have turned their attention to economic stimulus and financial support of households and firms.

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GERD: Talks on talks

Sometime this month, Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia will resume the chase for an increasingly hard-to-secure deal on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

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A pandemic strategy as global as COVID-19

The COVID-19 coronavirus is disrupting practically every aspect of life all over the world. Naturally, governments are working to protect their own populations first,

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“Divided we stand, United we fall” – the psychological impact of COVID 19 and how we should respond

The word pandemic is used to describe a disease with a wide occurrence on a global scale. In history, the world has witnessed some of the deadliest pandemics including cholera, bubonic plague

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Agriculture to help Africa’s economy stay afloat post-coronavirus crisis

Africa is prone to hunger crises every so often when disasters strike and with the covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, it may not be different.

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Covid-19: Africa must act locally, but keep thinking globally

The world faces unprecedented crisis. The full health consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic are yet to be calculated. This is not to say we should diminish the extent of previous catastrophes.

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How will COVID-19 affect Africa’s food systems?

As the COVID-19 pandemic takes hold in Africa, many governments have begun to tighten borders, restrict gatherings and close schools.

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Coronavirus hits regional diplomacy

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri this week completed a six-state African tour designed to lobby support for Egypt’s proposals for a way out of the impasse over the filling and operation of the GERD

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