New Push On Malaria
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New Push On Malaria

Malaria researchers believe that better coordination and new technologies, such as the use of vaccines and sophisticated disease mapping, can inject new life into the ambitious goal of eradicating the deadly illness. For the past three decades, the key mandate of the malaria community has been promote the use of bed nets to control and … Continue reading

Nigerian Central Bank Official Takes On Development Dogma
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Nigerian Central Bank Official Takes On Development Dogma

On a sun-soaked mid-August morning in the American capital – when attracting even a small gathering to a serious discussion of international economic affairs is considered near impossible – an overflow crowd squeezed into a 120-seat auditorium at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The draw was Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, Deputy Governor of the … Continue reading

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American University Distributes Free Social Sciences Library Across Africa

A leading American university is distributing free electronic library resources in the social and environmental sciences to universities across Africa. With the help of partner organizations, the Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts University is working to distribute the Social Science Library (SSL) to universities and similar organizations in 138 countries, 53 of them … Continue reading

Video: Kenyan Doctor Mohamud Said on Human Rights Work
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Video: Kenyan Doctor Mohamud Said on Human Rights Work

Dr. Mohamud Sheikh Nurein Said of Kenya is the 2013 Harris Wofford Global Citizen Award winner. The award is the National Peace Corps Association’s highest honor, given to Said in recognition for his substantial contributions to peace and human rights in Kenya. Watch Julie Strupp’s three-part interview for allAfrica on the Harris Wofford prize, on … Continue reading