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.


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Sanergy low-cost latrine in a Kenyan slum. For most of Africa, even that is a dream too far.

In Case You Missed It, The Numbers On World Toilet Day – And The 280,000 Children That Die Every Year

In Sub-Saharan Africa about 90% of the urban population does not have access to a sewer system.


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The two tasks that are the most time-hungry for African women is fetching water and collecting fuel, typically taking up half of a year's work (Photo/ Flickr/ Albert Gonzalez Farran, UNAMID)

What Has Men’s Love Of Sports Got To Do With Women Collecting Firewood? You Will Be Surprised

Poverty in Africa is not only a function of income, it is also a function of time. Because African women do the bulk of domestic chores, men have the time to love sports; they have time to have hobbies and acquire addictions.