Kenya's constitution protects children from all forms of violence, but the country's implementation strategies are weak.
Government leadership is needed to manage the aquifer as a system for all, including environmental services, rather than for the powerful few.
Most Kenyan women were introduced into drug use by male sexual partners in their teenage years.
The country has not had a seat at the Security Council table for 24 years.
The Conversation Africa is expanding in West Africa.
There are huge holes in the governance of Nairobi river and city's waste which means the river's condition has deteriorated.
Mobile loan platforms have given Kenyans access to easy loans, but they come at a high price.
New evidence has made possible a more accurate estimate of how many African personnel have died since the Somalia mission deployed in March 2007.
Kenya announced plans in 2017 for a long-term action plan to end the institutionalisation of children.
Because Helicobacter Pylori is contagious, treating it properly is key to preventing its spread.
New regulations on the use of folklore are a hindrance to local artists.
Midlevel health workers can provide diagnostic and therapeutic services with lower entry qualification requirements and shorter training periods than doctors.
While no deaths have been reported in Ethiopia so far, outbreaks of the mosquito-borne disease spread rapidly and have severe impacts on public health.
Societal pressures make it hard for people living in low-income areas to change their ways.
There are a number of effective interventions to prevent gender-based violence among adult women and men at risk of HIV infection. But little is known about the effectiveness of these in young people.
Digital technologies have created new opportunities for businesses in sub-Saharan Africa, but they must be aimed at meeting the sub-continent's needs.
Our research shows how a large scale renewable energy project can be plagued by many of the same troubling impacts on local communities as oil and extractive industries.
If African countries can get the fundamentals right, cloud computing could become a powerful ally in the push for sustainable development.
Most universities focus on teaching basic sciences with little reference to commercialisation of ideas and new technologies.
Social media is shaping Africa’s political engagement in diverse and complex ways.