Aerial view of Bargny, Senegal. Inhabitants say in the last couple of decades, the water eroded more than 200 meters of coast. (Photo/Vincent Tremeau/World Bank).

West Africa’s Coast Is Losing Over $3.8 Billion A Year To Erosion, Flooding And Pollution

West Africas coastal areas host about one third of the regions population and generate 56% of its GDP.

Women walk past a car bombed by Boko Haram: (Photo/Ashley Gilbertson/VII Photo).

New Term, Old Problems For Nigeria’s Buhari: Boko Haram Advances And Violence All Around

Despite Buhari’s 2015 claim that Boko Haram was “technically defeated”, jihadists continue gaining ground across Lake Chad and West Africa, where the humanitarian fallout is, if anything, worsening.

A University of Cape Town medical student doing yoga for a project that draws on ideas from medical and health humanities. (Photo/Third Year Yoga SSM Group).

New Ways Of Thinking On Health, Arts And Humanities Emerging In Africa: Hello Music And Yoga

Artists compose music to open up understandings of health care and specific conditions. Some academics open use everything from yoga to photography to observation and drawing to help educate health sciences students.