By Ifeanyi M. Nsofor   ABUJA – When the US Food and Drug Administration approved the new Ebola vaccine Ervebo last month, I was

By Esther Ngumbi   URBANA, ILLINOIS – On December 5, the world marked World Soil Day. The theme this year, “Stop Soil Erosion,

By Rémy Rioux & Peter Sands   PARIS – As part of the United Nations Agenda for Sustainable Development, the international

By Katrina Kosec & Leonard Wantchekon   WASHINGTON, DC – Nowadays, most of us have vast amounts of information at our

By Fadi El-Jardali   BEIRUT – A massive protest movement has swept across Lebanon. The immediate trigger was a proposed tax on

By Mark Suzman   SEATTLE – According to the most recent tally, The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Wall Street

By Sabine Homann-Kee Tui   BULAWAYO – Earlier this year, Cyclone Idai swept across Mozambique. Its powerful winds and heavy rains

By Kandeh K. Yumkella   FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE – Each year, exposure to household air pollution (HAP) kills 4.3 million people –

By Gro Harlem Brundtland & Elhadj As Sy   G ENEVA – Imagine the following scenario. In a matter of days, a lethal influenza

By Annette Dixon & Hafez Ghanem   WASHINGTON, DC – Inundated by bleak headlines and even bleaker forecasts, it is easy to