Faculty Politics Protests Students

Sudan Shutters All Its Universities

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 19 Feb 2019

Sudan’s government has closed all of the country’s public and private higher-education institutions, in the wake of protests sparked by economic conditions.

Refugees Schools

School Started by Refugee Students Now One of Uganda’s Best

Tonny Onyulo | 09 Aug 2018

A handful of young refugees created Coburwas nearly a decade ago. Today it’s recognized as one of the top-performing schools in Uganda.

Development Policy Politics

Think Tank Pioneers Evidence-Based Policy in Sudan

Alaa Shibeika | 29 Jun 2018

The new organization seeks to invigorate more thoughtful public policy in the Republic of Sudan and to train a new generation of development specialists.

Critical Thinking Democracy Students

Debate Clubs Catch on at Arab Universities

Eman Kamel | 14 May 2018

The clubs build critical-thinking skills and give students the freedom to express opinions in a structured way.

Academic Freedom Conflict Politics

Report Details Attacks on Education Worldwide

Edward Fox | 10 May 2018

Seven Arab countries show an increase in violence against schools, universities, students and staff in the past five years.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Research

Patterns of Disease Are Changing in the Arab World

Benjamin Plackett | 08 May 2018

Non-communicable diseases associated with lifestyle and environment are on the rise, but disease patterns vary greatly by income levels and, in some cases, gender.

Conflict Democracy Students

In Sudan, a Tradition of Campus Debate Is Threatened

Alaa Shibeika | 20 Apr 2018

Universities in Sudan have a heritage of political discussion that is increasingly in conflict with the government’s desire to suppress protest.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Research

AIDS Deaths Soar in the Arab Region

Benjamin Plackett | 10 Apr 2018

Deaths from AIDS are declining globally, but they are increasing in the Middle East and North Africa.

Conflict Politics Refugees

Strife in South Sudan Puts Children at Risk

Tonny Onyulo | 03 Oct 2017

Thousands have been abducted to be soldiers in the nation’s civil war. Many more have fled to avoid that fate. Schools are being attacked.

Health & Medicine Research

Sudan Begins To Tackle A Neglected Disease

Alaa Shibeika | 18 Sep 2017

Sudanese academics are searching for a more effective treatment of a rare but destructive disease, mycetoma, that mostly affects poor laborers.




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