[The Conversation Africa] Land distribution and people’s access to land have always been high on the political agenda in South Africa.
[ISS] Global statistics show that just two years ago, there were about 25 million labour trafficking victims in the world – 3.8 million of whom were forced into the sex trade. In Africa, 3.4 million people had been trafficked into forced labour by 2016.
[Africa Check] Nigeria’s education system is in crisis, presidential hopeful Donald Duke declared on his Facebook page @RealDonaldduke in July 2018.
[SciDev.Net] Addis Ababa -Ethiopian scientists have developed a new sorghum variety that could lead to multiple yields annually.
[Nation] The polio vaccine given to children under the age of five is safe, Kenya Paediatric Association has said.
[News24Wire] A robot platform known as the “Monster” is one of the technologies that the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) hopes will improve safety in mines.
[Public Agenda] The trend of drug abuse among the youths as has become rampant on the streets of Ghana.
[East African] Kenya is likely to start growing genetically modified cotton on commercial basis next year.
[Africa Renewal] Harare -”If we are going to talk about gender inequality, we need to talk about masculinities, ” stated Helena Wahlström Henriksson, Professor in Gender Studies at the Uppsala University Centre for Gender Research (Sweden) at the start of a discussion on challenging harmful constructions of masculinities, organized by the UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa in Harare, Zimbabwe, on 31 May 2018.
[VOA] In a surprise announcement, Ethiopia has promised to implement an international court’s decision resolving a border dispute with Eritrea. The move could end an 18-year stalemate and change Eritrea’s internal policies.