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African employers for gender equality

For every dollar earned by a man in manufacturing, services and trade, women earn just 70 cents.


Volunteerism in the fight against COVID-19 in Africa

Volunteerism capital in Africa holds the greatest promise and potential to buffer the continent from becoming the next epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic.  


And then came the pandemic

A robust response to the pandemic has been saving lives but will also have far-reaching socio-economic consequences.  


COVID-19: Leveraging on social capital to ‘Flatten the Curve’ in Eritrea

Thanks to its investment in a communal approach, Eritrea has been able to turn the tide in the fight against COVID-19  


From Ebola to COVID-19: We won a battle, now we’re fighting a war

Looking back in hindsight, a number of success factors stand out in our approach to tackling Ebola that we can exploit in our COVID19 response.  


Lockdown economics: A chance to build a new consensus

Among the many lessons of COVID-19, one is the need for a new policy consensus to deal with the crisis in the fallout from the pandemic.  


Investing in social services and climate actions to prepare better for pandemics

Investment in social services and climate actions will help us better prepare for pandemics.  


Can COVID-19 be that change that tips the scales towards transformation in Africa?

Supportive infrastructure is a necessity in order to survive and thrive in the new normal  


COVID-19: How to live with risk and succeed

COVID-19 has struck Ethiopia, the second most populous country in Africa, at a moment of heightened vulnerability arising from multiple sources  


Preparing better, fighting back, recovering stronger

The spread of COVID-19 will undoubtedly hit Africa harder than anywhere else on Earth, with long-lasting impacts that will be nothing short of catastrophic.  


Reaching the most at risk is fundamental to ending HIV and TB

With only ten years to fulfil our commitment to end HIV and TB, the world cannot afford to fall further behind.  

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