We rarely hear about averted disasters but there's a lot we can learn
The reduction in cyclone deaths in Bangladesh was thanks to a long-term education, preparedness, warning, evacuation and sheltering programme.
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We rarely hear about averted disasters  but there's a lot we can learn
East Africa's 'soda lakes' are rising, threatening their iconic flamingos
Rising water levels at many of the feeding lakes are decimating the cyanobacteria the birds have evolved to eat.
By 1 month ago
East Africa's 'soda lakes' are rising, threatening their iconic flamingos
What is sugar and what would happen if I stopped eating it?
Sugar is a class of naturally occurring sweet-tasting molecules found in fruits, vegetables, plants and the milk of mammals.
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Dyscalculia: Why so many children struggle with numbers
In fact, research shows that children with dyslexia are more than a hundred times more likely to receive a diagnosis and educational support than children with dyscalculia.
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Why 76pc of Africa's energy will come from renewable sources
Study shows countries such as Nigeria and Zimbabwe, have enough projects in the pipeline to potentially transition away from fossil fuels by 2050.
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Why 76pc of Africa's energy will come from renewable sources
Are you sitting too long in your office job? Study offer tips
25 per cent of adults and over 75 per cent of adolescents worldwide are not meeting the World Health Organization’s physical activity recommendations.
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Are you sitting too long in your office job? Study offer tips
Power-starved South Africans now go off-grid
Eskom, South Africa’s State-owned power utility, struggles to generate and supply a stable flow of electricity to meet demand.
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How support groups can boost your health, make chronic conditions easier to live with
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How power-starved South Africans are opting to go off-grid
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How power-starved South Africans are opting to go off-grid
Rise of African prophets: The unchecked power of Pentecostal church leaders
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By 4 months ago
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Cape Verde is the third African country to eliminate malaria
Cape Verde was on track to eliminate malaria, but in 2017 recorded its “worst malaria outbreak” since 1991 with 423 cases.
By 4 months ago
Cape Verde is the third African country to eliminate malaria
Kenyan varsities suffer scarcity of professors and what they can do
According to one 2017 study in a private university, 80% of students were taught by part-timers.
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Kenyan varsities suffer scarcity of professors and what they can do
Sahara Desert used to be green study explains why
The Sahara acts as a gate. It controls the dispersal of species between north and sub-Saharan Africa, and in and out of the continent.
By 5 months ago
Sahara Desert used to be green  study explains why
Want to borrow cash? Tips on what's okay, what's not
Firstly, it’s good to know what amount of debt is okay to hold. Secondly, be picky about who you borrow money from.
By 5 months ago
Want to borrow cash? Tips on what's okay, what's not
Building new Africa cities that can cope with climate shocks
For those working on African city sustainability, the mountain to climb is particularly high. Seventy per cent of African cities have high vulnerability to climate shocks.
By 6 months ago
Building new Africa cities that can cope with climate shocks
Somali pirates are back in action but a full-scale return isn't likely
Somali piracy was a major threat to the region and the world economy at its height in 2011. That year alone, Somali pirates carried out 212 attacks, costing the world economy Sh2.8 trillion.
By 6 months ago
Somali pirates are back in action but a full-scale return isn't likely
Why Accra's property boom hasn't solved affordable housing crisis
Housing policies promoted by international organisations such as the World Bank since the 1980s have stimulated housing markets to address this demand.
By 7 months ago
Why Accra's property boom hasn't solved affordable housing crisis
Climate financing: Poor nations to face funding disappointment in Dubai
Delegates worry about the bank’s reputation, including the dominance of developed country donors and lack of climate-savviness in its operations. 
By 7 months ago
Climate financing: Poor nations to face funding disappointment in Dubai
We rarely hear about averted disasters but there's a lot we can learn
The reduction in cyclone deaths in Bangladesh was thanks to a long-term education, preparedness, warning, evacuation and sheltering programme.
By 1 month ago
We rarely hear about averted disasters  but there's a lot we can learn
East Africa's 'soda lakes' are rising, threatening their iconic flamingos
Rising water levels at many of the feeding lakes are decimating the cyanobacteria the birds have evolved to eat.
By 1 month ago
East Africa's 'soda lakes' are rising, threatening their iconic flamingos
What is sugar and what would happen if I stopped eating it?
Sugar is a class of naturally occurring sweet-tasting molecules found in fruits, vegetables, plants and the milk of mammals.
By 2 months ago
What is sugar and what would happen if I stopped eating it?
Dyscalculia: Why so many children struggle with numbers
In fact, research shows that children with dyslexia are more than a hundred times more likely to receive a diagnosis and educational support than children with dyscalculia.
By 2 months ago
Dyscalculia: Why so many children struggle with numbers
Why 76pc of Africa's energy will come from renewable sources
Study shows countries such as Nigeria and Zimbabwe, have enough projects in the pipeline to potentially transition away from fossil fuels by 2050.
By 3 months ago
Why 76pc of Africa's energy will come from renewable sources
Are you sitting too long in your office job? Study offer tips
25 per cent of adults and over 75 per cent of adolescents worldwide are not meeting the World Health Organization’s physical activity recommendations.
By 3 months ago
Are you sitting too long in your office job? Study offer tips
Power-starved South Africans now go off-grid
Eskom, South Africa’s State-owned power utility, struggles to generate and supply a stable flow of electricity to meet demand.
By 3 months ago
Power-starved South Africans now go off-grid
How support groups can boost your health, make chronic conditions easier to live with
For people living with chronic health conditions such as arthritis, diabetes and cancer, the health system can seem impersonal and impractical.
By 3 months ago
How support groups can boost your health, make chronic conditions easier to live with
How power-starved South Africans are opting to go off-grid
In 2023, there were times when households and businesses had no power for up to 11 hours a day. Eskom has warned that load shedding will be worse in 2024.
By 3 months ago
How power-starved South Africans are opting to go off-grid
Rise of African prophets: The unchecked power of Pentecostal church leaders
Post-colonial political leaders in Africa largely view charismatic Pentecostal prophets as allies leading to leniency in dealing with allegations of rape, corruption and fraud.
By 4 months ago
Rise of African prophets: The unchecked power of Pentecostal church leaders
Cape Verde is the third African country to eliminate malaria
Cape Verde was on track to eliminate malaria, but in 2017 recorded its “worst malaria outbreak” since 1991 with 423 cases.
By 4 months ago
Cape Verde is the third African country to eliminate malaria
Kenyan varsities suffer scarcity of professors and what they can do
According to one 2017 study in a private university, 80% of students were taught by part-timers.
By 4 months ago
Kenyan varsities suffer scarcity of professors and what they can do
Sahara Desert used to be green study explains why
The Sahara acts as a gate. It controls the dispersal of species between north and sub-Saharan Africa, and in and out of the continent.
By 5 months ago
Sahara Desert used to be green  study explains why
Want to borrow cash? Tips on what's okay, what's not
Firstly, it’s good to know what amount of debt is okay to hold. Secondly, be picky about who you borrow money from.
By 5 months ago
Want to borrow cash? Tips on what's okay, what's not
Building new Africa cities that can cope with climate shocks
For those working on African city sustainability, the mountain to climb is particularly high. Seventy per cent of African cities have high vulnerability to climate shocks.
By 6 months ago
Building new Africa cities that can cope with climate shocks
Somali pirates are back in action but a full-scale return isn't likely
Somali piracy was a major threat to the region and the world economy at its height in 2011. That year alone, Somali pirates carried out 212 attacks, costing the world economy Sh2.8 trillion.
By 6 months ago
Somali pirates are back in action but a full-scale return isn't likely
Why Accra's property boom hasn't solved affordable housing crisis
Housing policies promoted by international organisations such as the World Bank since the 1980s have stimulated housing markets to address this demand.
By 7 months ago
Why Accra's property boom hasn't solved affordable housing crisis
Climate financing: Poor nations to face funding disappointment in Dubai
Delegates worry about the bank’s reputation, including the dominance of developed country donors and lack of climate-savviness in its operations. 
By 7 months ago
Climate financing: Poor nations to face funding disappointment in Dubai
We rarely hear about averted disasters but there's a lot we can learn
The reduction in cyclone deaths in Bangladesh was thanks to a long-term education, preparedness, warning, evacuation and sheltering programme.
By 1 month ago
We rarely hear about averted disasters  but there's a lot we can learn
East Africa's 'soda lakes' are rising, threatening their iconic flamingos
Rising water levels at many of the feeding lakes are decimating the cyanobacteria the birds have evolved to eat.
By 1 month ago
East Africa's 'soda lakes' are rising, threatening their iconic flamingos
What is sugar and what would happen if I stopped eating it?
Sugar is a class of naturally occurring sweet-tasting molecules found in fruits, vegetables, plants and the milk of mammals.
By 2 months ago
What is sugar and what would happen if I stopped eating it?
Dyscalculia: Why so many children struggle with numbers
In fact, research shows that children with dyslexia are more than a hundred times more likely to receive a diagnosis and educational support than children with dyscalculia.
By 2 months ago
Dyscalculia: Why so many children struggle with numbers
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