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Literature in a time of pandemic: The view from an international PhD student

I was born and raised in Ghana, Accra, where my belly button remains buried and the place I still call home. For the last four…

By Christian Asante
Face au Coronavirus, l’Afrique doit capitaliser sur les acquis des récentes épidémies, notamment Ebola

5 minutes sur le Coronavirus avec le Docteur Alpha Kabinet Keita, Directeur adjoint du Centre de recherche et de formation en infectiologie de Guinée (CERFIG)…

By Next Einstein Forum
Arming Africa with science against COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19, is an infectious disease caused by a novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV2). The disease emerged in December 2019…

By Sara Suliman, Christophe Toukam Tchakoute and Catherine K. Koofhethile
Hello A(I)frica

The global rise of artificial intelligence holds both promise and danger, and Africa needs its own experts to balance the two, Eunice Kilonzo reports. “I…

By Eunice Kilonzo
Kenyan youth innovate their way out of poverty by recycling e-waste

In 2015, 27-year old Kenyan Shabaya Beche and his friends were wondering how to dispose of some old electronic equipment. Between them, they had old…

By Sophie Mbugua
When A is not for Apple

We learn to read by connecting letters and words with sounds and ideas we already know—so why do we teach African children using texts about…

By Connie Nshemereirwe
Three lessons from Nigeria on how to boost youth entrepreneurship

Youth unemployment is one of Africa’s biggest challenges, but compulsory entrepreneurship training can turn the continent’s job-seekers into job creators, writes Abiodun Egbetokun. Africa faces…

By Abiodun Egbetokun
African food processors battle for space in modern supermarkets

Gari—made of dried cassava flakes—is a common food staple in Ghana. Mixed with water, salt, sugar or condensed milk, it can be eaten with soups,…

By Jessica Ahedor
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