Scientists think Africa is particularly vulnerable to climate change due to its poverty levels, areas with scarce water sources and rain-fed agricultural production. This factsheet, the second on the topic of climate change, explores these reasons.
The United Nations has listed 29 parties in seven African countries that recruited and used children in armed conflict in 2014. How many children are currently involved and what is being done to end this practice?
The reality of accessing government information in Africa is often at odds with the legislative frameworks in place to ensure the “right to know”. This factsheet looks at the state of freedom of information on the continent, as well as developments that have changed the legislative landscape.