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Investing in Africans’ health

Africa’s health sector represents a massive investment opportunity, estimated by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa to be worth USD 66 billion annually.

Stopping the war on children

Over a century after its construction, the Peace Palace in The Hague – home to the International Court of Justice, the Permanent Court of Arbitration, The Hague Academy of International Law, and the Peace Palace Library – stands as a monument to the soaring ambition and dashed hopes of a bygone generation.

Why is malaria on the rise again?

Mosquitoes are often described as the most dangerous animals on earth, because the diseases they transmit – including malaria, dengue, and Zika – cause more than a million deaths annually.

Is Ethiopia on the verge of repeating the “Era of Princes”?

Even though the current Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) came to power in April 2018 from the same existing political organization that has led the country for more than two decades, the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), many hoped that the young Prime Minister would bring the change that many Ethiopians had hoped to see for many years.

Quality vs. quantity: Dwindling journalism professionalism

On April 6, 2019, during a curriculum review workshop for an MA program in Media and Communication at Mekelle University, the Dean of College of Social Sciences and Languages, Zenawi Zerihun (PhD), raised a thought-provoking remark in his opening speech.