Pemba in northern Mozambique has seen a surge of new arrivals in step with investments to exploit off-shore gas deposits. (Photo/Flickr).

Why Natural Resource Discoveries Are More Than Just A Curse: The Case Of Mozambique

Mozambiques offshore natural gas discoveries in the Rovuma basin since 2009 have been nothing short of prolific. They are now valued at approximately 50 times the countrys gross domestic product.

Community based water supply models now appearing in urban areas. (Photo/Aqua Mechanical/Flickr).

Power To The People: Folks In African Cities Are Taking Charge Of Their Water Supplies – And It’s Working

844 million people in the world many of them in sub-Saharan Africa still dont have access to improved and safely managed drinking water sources.

Inside a cholera treatment centre in Somalia. (Photo/Amunga Eshuchi/Flickr).

12 Countries, 1,730 Deaths: Africa’s All Too Preventable Cholera Crisis

But by far the worst-affected countries have been Somalia and South Sudan. Zambia, lies in the middle of a range of countries caught in the surge of cases, from struggling Mozambique to relatively prosperous Kenya.

In Swaziland, Botswana and Namibia the focus has been on indoor spraying, but there has been growing resistance. (Photo/E F B Z/USAID/Flickr).

Southern Africa Was Set To Be Malaria Free By 2018, But No More. How Did It Drop The Ball?

This spike in malaria cases has happened in all southern African countries, but the increase has been the greatest in Namibia and Swaziland.