The four horsemen of what meteorologists call the climate endgame – conflict, chronic food shortages, extreme weather and vector-borne disease ... – are galloping at an ever faster pace toward us. In the Sahel, the Indian Ocean seaboard, and in the Horn of Africa, they have already arrived and are tearing a swathe through communities.
To understand the challenges to debt sustainability and financial market development posed by Covid-19 and the war in Ukraine, FSDA recently ... completed a study of the experience of five case-study countries: Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa.
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Air pollution in Africa is more deadly than previously thought, two recent studies have confirmed. The continent, which contributes little to ... greenhouse gas emissions - just 4% of the world's greenhouse gases for 18% of the planet's population - might see itself as a haven of clean air, but not in the cities.
As millions of Nigerians suffer through the worst by-product of climate change that they have endured since 2012 – savage floods that are submerging ... hundreds of villages, towns and farms nationwide – it is clear that the government cannot efficiently cope with the immediate challenges it faces.
The emergence of Rishi Sunak as leader of Britain’s ruling Conservative party signals a ceasefire but not an end to the civil war that has ... divided its ranks since the Brexit referendum in 2016 which took the country out of the European Union.