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Women, children and donkeys on the arid plains at the feet of the Mogila. Photo/IRIN

17Jan 2018
The Guardian

Two consecutive years of failed rains have left 3.4 million Kenyans in need of food aid and 480,000 children requiring treatment for acute...

Part of the Kilombero Valley Flood Plains in Morogoro region. Photo/FILE

17Jan 2018
The Guardian

One of the local English dailies (not the Guardian), on Wednesday, December 10th 2018, carried a...

Give a man the means to borrow, so the argument goes, and he can work himself out of poverty. But do microfinances’ claims stand up? Photo/wk1003mike/Shutterstock

17Jan 2018
The Guardian

Despite around US$34 billion in funding and numerous microfinance initiatives to help...

05Jan 2018
The Guardian

In contemporary global development circles, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are now...

04Jan 2018
The Guardian

Called mitumba (bundles) in Kenya, obroni wawu (dead white men’s clothes) in Ghana and salaula (...

04Jan 2018
The Guardian

Internet penetration is creeping up in Africa, bringing the prospect of digital dividends to a...

04Jan 2018
The Guardian

After René Castro-Salazar attended the first UN-led climate talks in Berlin in 1985 as Costa...

04Jan 2018
The Guardian

Nelson Mandela, shortly after becoming the first democratically elected president of South...

03Jan 2018
The Guardian

The fisheries of Lake Victoria, the second largest freshwater body in the world, support the...

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