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‘Children just do not have to die’

Simple, cheap interventions can reduce African mortality rates
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Cape Town water taps running dry

South Africa’s second biggest city averts a water crisis—for now
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Global food crisis: time to break the vicious cycle

Delaying reforms will guarantee recurrent surges in food prices
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Most African countries will be middle income by 2040

Interview with Carlos Lopes, executive secretary, Economic Commission for Africa
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UN mediates polio deadlock in Nigeria

New infections threaten global eradication drive
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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
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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
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