The end of the pandemic may be in sight, but COVID-19 could be a harbinger of future calamities. If global leaders do not establish equitable mechanisms to respond before the next big crisis strikes, low-income countries and high-risk groups will once again pay the highest price.
The Metaverse’s Effects on Mental Health: Trivial or Troubling?
Silicon Valley wants to create an immersive virtual world. Is that good or bad news for our well-being?
Varshini Prakash on Redefining What’s Possible
The Sunrise Movement cofounder shares lessons on how to grow political power
Decolonisation: A crucial prerequisite to environmental justice in Africa
All across the African continent a colonial approach of extraction and exploitation continues to plague and paralyse economies. It pushes ecosystems to the edge and puts pan-Africanism on a back burner.
Southern African countries can do better at infrastructure: what the choices might look like
This article is available at https://theconversation.com/southern-african-countries-can-do-better-at-infrastructure-what-the-choices-might-look-like-186516 Countries in southern Africa are under a crushing burden brought about by a confluence of factors. These include the unprecedented growth in the number of young people, the remarkable speed of urbanisation and the rise of informal settlements in urban centres. The physical infrastructure needed to meet these challenges […]