101

101

results

Filter your results

Apply filters

Fighting Ebola: A Strategy for Action

Despite overall sustained increases in income levels over the last decade, African populations continue to suffer under the heavy burden of disease. Three major diseases: Malaria, HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis are among those responsible for the health …

Hope and Life Access to ARVs in a Community Context: Rural-Urban Experiences in Burkina Faso

High levels of HIV/AIDS-related stigma was revealed in the survey findings. After the discovery of their status, many individuals experience rejection and/or isolation. In all likelihood due to the fear of rejection by family and/or friends – around…

Malaria No More : Expectations for Eradication

"This policy brief explores the possible impact should Africa eliminate malarial infection by 2025. Between 2015 and 2050, when comparing the International Futures Base Case with a Malaria Eradication scenario (explained below), the continent could …

Strategies to Support Youth-headed Households in Kenya and Rwanda

"There is a growing number of youth-headed households in Sub-Saharan Africa that have specific vulnerabilities not often addressed by current policies and programs in their home countries. Where countries have developed strategies to support orphans…

Perceptions of Employers about HIV/AIDS in Micro and Small Enterprises Employing Women Workers A Case Study of Harare

"The study is on perceptions concerning HIV/AIDS amongst MSEs that employ women. It covers employers and employees in selected categories of the services sector. The conclusions are based on the opinions and views of respondents. The findings should…

Economywide Impact of Avian Flu in Ghana: A Dynamic CGE Model Analysis

"We use a dynamic CGE model to quantitatively assess the economywide impact of HPAI in Ghana. The likely effect of an avian flu outbreak is modeled as demand or supply shocks to the poultry sector. Our analysis shows that, while chicken is a quite s…

Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Teachers and Students on HIV and AIDS: Baseline Study Report

"The increasing prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Botswana has prompted the Government to come up with various strategies, among them the Teacher Capacity Building Project (TCBP). The major objectives of TCBP are a reduction in spread of HIV infection in th…

Health Systems as a Neglected Developmental Pillar: The Case of Ebola in West Africa

This paper mainly highlights how health is compromised in Africa. It seeks to question and analyse the predicaments faced by a number of African countries, particularly the western region as a result of the crisis caused by the Ebola epidemic. It po…

Africa enters critical stage in coronavirus response

A young population and high disease burden makes predicting the continent’s outbreak tricky, say experts.

COVID-19: An opportunity for strategic African philanthropy

If we understand philanthropy as the act of giving for the benefit of others – a practical expression of the Bantu term Ubuntu (humanity) – then the COVID-19 pandemic has brought out the best across the African continent. Whether it’s African billio…

From informal worker to African legal subject: thinking through and beyond COVID-19

Ndèye is a young woman who is employed as a domestic worker in Dakar. Like most domestic workers, she is not a native of the capital of Senegal. Having lost her parents at a young age, she was raised by her aunt who is also her guardian. Like many o…

Zimbabwe could learn from South Africa's social grants programme amid its COVID-19 crisis

Zimbabwe’s first confirmed COVID-19 case was announced on March 20, and the first death on March 23. Ten days later, the government, through the promulgation of a series of statutory instruments such as statutory instrument 83, announced a preventio…

Migrant smugglers are profiting from travel restrictions

Measures to contain COVID-19 are increasing demand for smuggling and subjecting migrants to even riskier conditions.

A call for the development sector to invest in the youth during COVID-19

This article is part of a series on youth innovation during COVID-19 developed by the African Centre for the Study of the US at Wits University, the Youth Bridge Trust, and the Africa Portal.

The promise of digitising cash transfers in sub-Saharan Africa during COVID-19 and beyond

This year, the coronavirus pandemic has forced governments to grapple with difficult questions regarding lockdowns, contact tracing and the provision of emergency financial assistance to citizens now without work. In developing countries, these hard…

Incorporating Africa’s youth into the AU and UN developmental goals

This article is a part of a series on youth innovation during COVID-19 developed by the African Centre for the Study of the US at Wits University, the Youth Bridge Trust, and the Africa Portal.

The role of youth in governance and leadership in a post-COVID-19 world

This article is a part of a series on youth innovation during COVID-19 developed by the African Centre for the Study of the US at Wits University, the Youth Bridge Trust, and the Africa Portal.

Ensuring food security in Southern Africa during COVID-19: 6 recommendations for the SADC

During the lockdown period of the COVID-19 pandemic, many communities in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) were placed at risk of greater exclusion as a result of the restrictions on movement and limited access to communication platf…

Le Maroc à l’épreuve du Covid-19: de l’Etat Nation à l’Etat Social / Morocco in the Ordeal of Covid-19: From the Nation State to the Social State

The Covid-19 is an evil that the Kingdom will have chosen very early on to fight head-on, at all costs and whatever the sacrifices, with the supreme objective of guaranteeing national security in the broadest sense of the word. The timely measures, …

Thèse du Catastrophisme du COVID-19 en Afrique: Ressentiment des Africains ou Réalité ? / Thesis on the COVID-19 Disaster in Africa: African Resentment or Reality?

Since its emergence in Egypt in February 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has spread to almost all African countries. With about 85% of countries affected, this pandemic has passed the threat stage and has become a sad reality. But, contrary to the "thes…

Showing page 1 of 6

Next page