Africa has been struggling to secure sufficient vaccines to start countrywide inoculation programmes for its 1.3 billion people.
The pace of vaccinations in Asia and Africa is very tardy. Most African countries have not received any vaccines. This gives time to developing countries to evolve rigorous delivery systems for the vaccines. Whilst working in an African country, our
The world of 2030 will be radically different from the one most of us were born into, and the global pandemic will only speed up this timeline. Some of the changes on the horizon: Africa’s population will top East Asia’s for the first time, there will be more
The coronavirus has hit a good number of economies around the world and Africa is no exception. In South Africa, load shedding is on the anvil. State-owned utility Eskom’s power cuts will probably make things worse, the International
Africa is watching aghast as India struggles with coronavirus, fearing a long-running shortfall in the Indian-made vaccines that it needs to help shield its people. Often dubbed the “world’s pharmacy”, India is one of the biggest suppliers of the AstraZeneca vaccine
Voting legislation that Democrats and civil rights leaders say is vital to protecting democracy collapsed when two senators refused to join their own party in changing Senate rules to overcome a Republican filibuster after a raw, emotional debate.
Despite the onset of the Omicron variant and the alarm over it, there are some positive signs. Governments worldwide are easing quarantine rules, reviewing coronavirus curbs and pushing back pandemic-era emergency support as they bid to launch their economies
When people debate whether to forgive some or all of the $1.75 trillion in student debt weighing on millions of American families, opponents often argue that it would be wasteful and unfair: Too many relatively well-off, well-educated people would benefit at the expense
It really galls me when climate change advocates keep telling us that it’s our meat eating that is causing global climate change. They claim that, because we’ve been eating meat, fish and poultry, the emission of methane has increased and that has contributed to climate change.