NAD 2016. Many feminists in South Africa viewed HIV and the resources it brought as an opportunity to challenge gender inequalities. It never happened. Instead the very things they had hoped to change were in fact entrenched.
Guinea. During the ebola crisis, people avoided official health campaigns, believing them to be the cause of contamination. By the use of anthropological methods, the authorities could have reached out more efficiently.
Economic development. In recent years there has been much talk of a burgeoning middle class in many African countries. In a new book, spanning a variety of case studies from across the African continent, a group of researchers offers a critical analysis on this image.
Namibia. Half a century after the last shacks of Windhoek's Old Location were razed by bulldozers, researcher Henning Melber digs in the archives to bring back to life this neglected historical chapter.