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TB, HIV and COVID-19: urgent questions as three epidemics collide

TB, HIV and COVID-19: urgent questions a…

Mar 25, 2020

Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV pose a significant burden on South Africa’s health system. There’s a close...

COVID-19: a guide to good practice on keeping people well informed

COVID-19: a guide to good practice on ke…

Mar 20, 2020

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is spreading across the world. For those who catch it, the vast m...

Africa - More Poverty Despite Economic Growth

Africa - More Poverty Despite Economic G…

Mar 20, 2020

Many African countries have been recording high economic growth rates for years. However, a recent s...

Blood groups -- and their antibodies -- are being explored in immunity to SARS-CoV2

Blood groups -- and their antibodies -- …

Mar 19, 2020

COVID-19, which first emerged in Wuhan, China in December 2019, is relentlessly sweeping across the ...

How Can Providers Make Digital Credit More Profitable?

How Can Providers Make Digital Credit Mo…

Mar 17, 2020

Many commentators have raised concerns about the interest rates charged for digital credit...

Coronavirus: who is at risk and how do we know?

Coronavirus: who is at risk and how do w…

Mar 16, 2020

For many of us, the threat of coronavirus suddenly feels much closer to home. The last few days have...

Governments should always assess the impact of economic reforms on citizens

Governments should always assess the imp…

Mar 12, 2020

The purpose of national economic reform is to change the structure and overall direction of an econo...

African Union needs a more robust response to conflict in Cameroon

African Union needs a more robust respon…

Mar 03, 2020

The violent conflict that erupted in the North West and South West regions of Cameroon in 2016 conti...

How fame abroad changes African footballers' way of life back home

How fame abroad changes African football…

Mar 02, 2020

African footballers have long been attracted to careers abroad. This is easy to understand consideri...

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YouTube shifts default video quality to standard definition globally

Mar 25, 2020

YouTube shifts default video quality to standard definition globally

No, your eyesight hasn't suddenly deteriorated.  Starting today, YouTube began shifting the default play settings ...

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