Editorial

Has Africa reached herd immunity?

With early antibody tests revealing the virus may have infected millions more Africans than first thought, Andrea Dijkstra speaks to some of the world’s leading experts and asks whether the fall in hospitalisations and deaths may mean herd immunity is well within…

Lockdown is real killer in Africa

At the last count, Covid-19 had infected 35 million people worldwide, leaving more than a million dead. Not since the Spanish flu of the early 20th century has the world witnessed such a rapid death toll from a viral disease.…

Editorial Comment

Despite a succesful election, Nigeria has a tough journey to make Last month, Nigeria clocked 20 in its latest attempt at constitutional democracy. President Muhammadu Buhari was returned to office. Although his opponent, Atiku Abubakar, a former vice- president, is…

Africans are seeking good governance

In August last year when Angola’s Eduardo dos Santos handed over power to a protégé, very few analysts suspected that it was the onset of the Southern Africa Spring. For one, the process lacked the socio political upheaval of the…
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