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Famines and stunting: Are adolescents the hardest hit?

Stunting is almost exclusively discussed as a phenomenon linked to undernourishment among infants; much more rarely as a phenomenon developed in adolescence.
from UNICEF on Mar 29, 2017.

Africa's wasted infrastructure investments

It is not uncommon for countries to wait until there is total or near collapse before decisions are made to finance critical infrastructure.
from Quartz Africa on Mar 27, 2017.

Saturday night's fever

Almost 190 countries and territories took part in Earth Hour on Saturday and about 3,000 landmarks switched off their lights.
from Earth Hour on Mar 27, 2017.

Earth's hour of need

It claims to be the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment.
from Earth Hour on Mar 25, 2017.

Earth's hour of need

It claims to be the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment.
from Earth Hour on Mar 25, 2017.

South Africa’s San people offer researchers an African 'first'

South Africa’s indigenous San people — known for their click languages — are the first in Africa to draft guidelines for researchers.
from Nature on Mar 24, 2017.

Niger, Eritrea and Chad rank last in Human Development Index

Niger, Eritrea and Chad are ranked bottom of the latest Human Development Index.
from UNDP on Mar 22, 2017.

Award for Afghan businesswoman

Seema Ghani is named Outstanding Individual of the Year at the The Bond International Development Awards in London.
from BOND on Mar 21, 2017.

Nollywood - glamour, money and jobs

There’s a buzz in Nollywood right now.
from Quartz Africa on Mar 20, 2017.

New Internationalist raises £200,000 in crowdfunding bid

Development magazine New Internationalist has raised £200,000 in two weeks as it seeks to secure its future through crowdfunding.
from Press Gazette on Mar 17, 2017.
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