As of early July 2020, the infection and fatality numbers for COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Sub-Saharan Africa, with about 380,000 positive tests and 7,000 dead, appear low compared to global counts…

Andrew Dabalen, Pierella Paci |

Despite Ghana’s significant progress in reducing poverty over the years, regional and sub-regional disparities in income level and access to social services persist, particularly with regard to…

Jessica Lopez, Yoko Nagashima, Eunice Yaa Brimfah Ackwerh |

Addressing Africa’s first Sustainable Blue Economy conference in Nairobi in 2018, President Kenyatta noted that Kenya’s Blue Economy could easily contribute three times its present share of gross…

Banu Setlur |

To end child marriage in Zimbabwe there is need for structural, institutional, community and individual strategies to tackle factors fueling child marriage.

Progress Munemo |

According to report from UNICEF, Ethiopia is among the top African countries with the prevalence of child marriage in 2018.

Robera Haile Hamda |

The experience in Zambia of boosting school enrollment under KGS provides useful lessons for governments facing the unprecedented challenge of re-enrolling millions of children when schools reopen…

Ioana Botea, Sophia Friedson-Ridenour |

For the estimated 60% of urban dwellers in Africa who live in low-income informal settlements, living conditions mean limited access to basic water and sanitation, overcrowded low quality housing…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Judy Baker, Dean Cira |

Within the next six months, 55 countries across Africa are set to establish one of the largest free trade areas in the world: the African Continental Free Trade Area. The continent is emerging as…

Maryla Maliszewska, Michele Ruta |

Child marriage is defined as a marital union involving at least one individual under 18 years of age.

Edmundo Simão |