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The Challenges and Opportunities of Green Financing in Sub-Saharan Africa

Introduction  According to the United Nations Environmental Programme (1), green financing refers to all financial operations carried out with the aim of protecting the environment....

Women’s Unpaid Care Work in the Context of Climate Change in Africa: The Role...

Introduction Climate change is particularly hard on women’s unpaid work in Africa. This is because the rising temperature increases the workload of domestic and family...

Gender Based Wage Violations, Unpaid Work And Inequality in Africa : A Deeper Nexus 

Introduction The African Development Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim to reduce poverty, inequality, and promote decent work in Africa. Gender equality and women's...

Balancing Work and Family Life in the Digital Era: A Golden Opportunity for Sub...

Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has facilitated the adoption of work from home through the widespread implementation of digitalization. The shift in the work environment has...

The Decarbonisation Puzzle in Africa: The Case of South Africa

Introduction Decarbonization is the process of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by transitioning to cleaner energy sources (e.g., solar panels, hydroelectricity, wind, and hydro-thermal). It requires...

Loss & Damage Fund: A Breakthrough for Climate-Induced Poverty in Africa

Introduction Across the globe, the impacts of climate change range from rising temperatures to prolonged rainfall, floods, and variations in weather conditions. These greatly...

Analysing the Socioeconomic Consequences of the Anglophone Conflict in Cameroon

Introduction Several internal and external measures have been taken since the outbreak of the Anglophone Crisis in 2016 to address burning issues. However, such efforts,...

Energy Efficiency for Sustainable Development in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities

Introduction Globally, about 940 million people lack access to electricity, accounting for about 13% of the world’s population. Most of these people reside in...

The Effect of the New Global Financing Aid on Climate Variability Adaptation in Sub-Saharan...

Introduction From the 22nd to the 23rd day of June 2023 in Paris, the Summit for a New Global Financing Pact was held under the theme: Building...

Visa Digitalization and Tourism in Cameroon: A Promising Future?

Introduction Cameroon is endowed with a culture rich in natural reserves and breathtaking landscapes, making it a popular destination for tourists from all over...

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Increasing access to cancer therapies: A window of hope for overcoming the disease in...

Introduction The increasing burden of cancer in Africa has become a significant public health concern, with the region experiencing a growing crisis in cancer incidence...

A woman cannot get pregnant if she has sex standing: Matters arising from the...

Introduction Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) remains a sensitive topic in most parts of the world as parents, teachers, religious leaders, politicians and human rights defenders...

Choosing your coffin hopelessly before seeing a doctor: A policy response to mitigate the...

Introduction The tenacious sale of caskets in front of public hospitals such as the Regional Hospital Buea and Laquintinie Hospital Douala, is a call for...

Factors contributing to the failure of development projects in Cameroon

Introduction The high rate of project failures in Cameroon is a course for concern (1) ; (2), given the negative impacts on the livelihood of...

National Status of the Student – Entrepreneur in Cameroon: Impact on Youth Economic Empowerment

Introduction On 6th February 2023, Cameroon officially launched the National Status of the Student–Entrepreneur (SNEE). The program was initiated by the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) to encourage the...

ICT regulations and policies in Cameroon

Introduction Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) or New Information and Communication Technologies (NICTs) combining computer science and telecommunications, have become more widespread in the context...