At least 6 sub-Saharan African nations are due to hold presidential or parliamentary elections in 2017. Check out the expert briefings, articles and other material on our interactive elections resource.
11 of Sierra Leone’s 123 medical doctors have perished fighting Ebola. Jamie Hitchen sheds light on the burden that has fallen on local health care staff and questions whether they have received enough support and recognition.
Nick Branson and Jamie Hitchen consider claims about the efficacy of cash transfers in Africa and raise questions about whether the process is too often driven by donors rather than African governments.