Largest cholera vaccination drive in history underway in Africa. (Photo/UN).

Two Million People In 5 African Countries To Be Protected In Largest Cholera Vaccine Drive In History

Between 1997 and 2012, just 1.5 million doses of cholera vaccines were used worldwide. In 2017 almost 11 million were used, from Sierra Leone to Bangladesh. So far in 2018, over 15 million doses have been approved


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Some committed democrats held their nose and welcomed the coup against Mugabe.

Smoke And Mirrors: Five Things We Learnt About Democracy In Africa In 2017

The next 12 months are not likely to be kind to African democracy.


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The desert is winning in many parts of northern Nigeria. (Photo/WB/Flickr).

40 Million Nigerians In 11 States Are Caught In A Fight For Their Livelihoods That They Can’t Win Alone

Every year Nigeria loses between 350,000 and 400,000 hectares of forest cover, and over 10.5 billion naira to environmental challenges. Unofficial estimates put the annual losses in the billions of dollars.


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Pollution is one of the major causes of water scarcity in Nigeria. (Photo/H.W. Schlieper/Flickr).

West African Giant Nigeria Is Water Rich, But Also Very Water Poor

Nigeria is so rich in water resources that many of its 36 states are named after rivers, but only 19% of the population has access to safe drinking water.