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Even though women have made real gains, we are constantly reminded how far we have to go to realise equality between men and women
As Mozambique tries to harness its energy resources to lift its citizens out of poverty, can it also build a climate-resilient, low-carbon future?
"The political culture is not about sharing resources, it is about each small section making it for itself," one researcher says
For isolated forest communities facing bad roads and poor telephone and Internet access, radio is the route to information
In the Congo Basin, men and women carry out quite similar livelihood activities — farming, hunting and collecting various forest products — but in very different ways
The relationship between words and pictures plays a vital role in making ‘television news’.
For years, domestic workers have worked long hours taking care of others’ families and doing other work without legal protections. Yet, their contributions are central to most national economies-- indeed, some call this the work that makes all other work possible.
From the aftermath of Cyclone Mahasen to transparency in the extractive industries, take a look at what our correspondents are reporting on this week
Pierre Landell-Mills, who spent most of his working life at the World Bank, writes in his new book Citizens Against Corruption that civil society organisations are the key to stamping out graft
Bridge loans close gap between money pledged and received
Could East Africa’s regional development authority help figure out how to best use the region’s water resources?
The Disasters Emergency Committee's decision to mount appeals for Syria presented significant challenges but the money is vital and is already being deployed in the field, says the DEC chairman
Zambia’s first lady honoured for promoting reproductive health, describes being “constantly haunted” by patients she has lost to preventable, pregnancy-related conditions
As far as corrupt money and capital flight are concerned, it takes two to tango
Without improving governance, it will not be possible to lift the 1.2 billion people who still live off $1.25 a day or less out of poverty and to ensure that economic growth will benefit all citizens