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Saving ourselves from Ebola

Simon Rushton | 15 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, developing countries, Ebola, security
Nine months into Ebola crisis it's sad we're taking more notice because of 'threat' to West


“We are saying poverty is not about money”

Sheila Liaugminas | 09 October 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Africa, Archbishop Kaigama, Bill Gates, developing countries, marriage culture, Nigeria, overpopulation myth, Synod on the Family, Vatican


Chinese advice on how to control population growth

Marcus Roberts | 26 September 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Africa, China, one child policy, population control, population growth


New United Nations population predictions alarm the West

Shannon Roberts | 24 September 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Africa, consumption, population projections, United Nations


Would you do it?

Michael Cook | 23 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, Ebola, heroes, infectious diseases
Working with Ebola patients is appallingly difficult, but it reveals the greatness of the human spirit.


Heroes of the war on Ebola

Michael Cook | 02 September 2014 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, Ebola, infectious diseases, public health


Will we all be African one day soon?

Shannon Roberts | 21 August 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Africa, demography, economics, fertility rates


African women at risk of HIV, hostages to birth control

Carolyn Moynihan | 28 July 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, contraceptive injection, HIVAIDS
Why is the World Health Organisation gambling with African health and lives?


The curse of slavery lingers in Africa

Emma Christopher | 13 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, Boko Haram, Nigeria, slavery
Nothing is new about the abduction of Nigerian girls. Tens of thousands of people are bought and sold every year.


Misunderstanding Africa’s genocidal wars

Christopher Szabo | 10 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, genocide, Sahel
Tragic conflicts have broken out in the Sahel but “age-old ethnic rivalries” are not the main cause.


Global hunger - gone in our lifetime?

Marcus Roberts | 26 November 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Africa, global hunger, overpopulation myth, UN


Europe ignores Africa to its peril

Jeff Fountain | 11 November 2013 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, demographic winter


The third rail of feminism

Michael Cook | 11 December 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, female genital mutilation, feminism
Why isn't the media interested in the facts about the controversial practice of female genital mutilation?


Free speech in America, death in Nigeria

Nwachukwu Egbunike | 28 September 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, free speech, Muslims, social media
It is time to stop defending inflammatory spite under the banner of free speech.


Barefoot power lights up rural Africa

Izael Pereira Da Silva and Boldewijn Sloet | 17 September 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, development, solar energy
Two Australian entrepreneurs are behind a company that is transforming lives at the bottom of the social pyramid.


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