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‘Children just do not have to die’

Simple, cheap interventions can reduce African mortality rates
Cape Town residents queue to fill containers with water. Photo: AP Photo/Bram Janssen

Cape Town water taps running dry

South Africa’s second biggest city averts a water crisis—for now

Global food crisis: time to break the vicious cycle

Delaying reforms will guarantee recurrent surges in food prices

Most African countries will be middle income by 2040

Interview with Carlos Lopes, executive secretary, Economic Commission for Africa

UN mediates polio deadlock in Nigeria

New infections threaten global eradication drive

A ‘crisis in waiting’ for AIDS patients

Trade rules will make it harder to get cheap generic medicines
The logo of the International Decade for People of African Descent

African-Americans resettle in Africa

Ghana is the first African country to open its doors to people of African descent from all over the world – but bureaucracy takes a toll
Health Campaign