Encouraging Women and Youth Participation in Africa’s Agriculture - Youth Bridge Trust 1
How do African women and youth fit into the accelerated challenges brought about by COVID-19 in relation to agriculture and food security?
ICT as a pathway to enhancing the involvement of youth and women in agriculture - Youth Bridge Trust 2
Technology can be useful in curing market failures, particularly because the youth are especially more receptive of information technology (IT) that they could harness in this respect.
Addressing value Chains and policies to enhance youth and women in African agriculture - Youth Bridge Trust 3
Development of agriculture in Africa will allow the continent to overcome at least three challenges: unemployment, food insecurity, and by extension, civil conflict
Africa and the Emerging Global Health Architecture
Two years after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Covid-19 as a pandemic, the geopolitical tensions have not abated. These tensions relate to debates about immunization as the means to boost human immunity and stop the pandemic.
The Mandela-Obama effect: Legacies, divergences and convergences
One of the major series of events in South Africa in 2018 was the commemoration of
the centennial of Nelson Mandela’s birth.
From Africa to the United States
A constructive policy starts with open dialogue and mutual understanding.
Mistreatment of Africans in China During the COVID-19 Outbreak
There was a huge outcry when videos of mistreatment of Africans in the Chinese city of Guangzhou went viral on social media in April 2020.
African Journalism and Media in the Time of COVID-19
This series stems from a master’s course in international communication at the University of Witwatersrand (Wits University), where discussions revolved around the coverage of the African dimension of the COVID-19 pandemic by international and African media.
What will make the difference this time? US-Africa relations in a post-Trump America
When Ronald Reagan began his US presidency in 1981, Nigeria’s GDP per capita was $2,180, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)’s $463, Côte d’Ivoire’s $1,189, and Senegal’s $751.
Comparing American and African elections
The heavy, wall-to-wall focus on the United States (US) elections every four years often has the consequence of muted attention by global populaces towards elections in other parts of the world.
The US once again has something Africa wants: competent leaders
The comprehensive victory of the Democratic Party in the United States November 2020 elections is the best outcome that South Africa and Africa could have hoped for.
Burundi and COVID-19
The East African nation of Burundi has been on a knife-edge since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Political tensions – which have always loomed large in the divided country – deepened in the leadup to the May 2020 elections.
US-Africa policy can be reset under Biden
Since American agricultural commodities’ demand for slave labour brought the United States and Africa together four centuries ago, the US-Africa relationship has been mainly defined by economics and the shifting strategic value of the continent to America.
How Pan-African Media helped Madagascar Advance its Claim of a COVID-19 'Miracle Cure' as a Form of Medical Diplomacy
Madagascar attracted global media attention in April 2020 when President Andry Rajoelina announced a plant-based tonic that he claimed could both prevent and cure the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19).