The recent storms provide a grim reminder of the prospect of future tropical cyclones in a region under continued threat from climate change.
The green revolution: small-scale, informal irrigation is expanding in Zimbabwe and small scale farmers are leading the way.
The debate on sanctions on Zimbabwe has been lost in the southern African region and on the continent.
The visibility of #MeToo makes it easy to overlook the very powerful campaigns against sexual violence in Africa.
Songstress Dorothy Masuku once told South Africa's public broadcaster that music was like breathing for her.
Democratic and authoritarian countries are moving further away from each other.
Mugabe is gone, but chaos reigns.
South Africa needs to make life as uncomfortable as possible for members of Zimbabwe's government.
Oliver Mtukudzi has left the world his greatest prized possession -- the gift of song.
To stem the tide of the current crisis before it totally overwhelms President Mnangagwa and the ruling Zanu-PF, he needs to immediately cease the brutal onslaught on civilians.
Two new books about Zimbabwe deal with the coup in November 2017. But the country's treasures haven’t been dug up yet.
When poorer countries print more money, it doesn't make them richer – it just means people need more money to buy the same things.
2018 is on track to become only the second coup-free year in a century. Coup risk is way down worldwide, thanks to growing political stability in Latin America. Africa has the highest risk of coup.
Nigeria's first serious female presidential candidate could soon make her mark. Meanwhile, Zimbabwe remains in the economic doldrums.
Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration is struggling to overcome the national economic destruction wreaked on Zimbabwe over two decades under Robert Mugabe.
In mending the relations with Zimbabwe's white community by roping in Kirsty Coventry and Bruce Grobbelaar, President Mnangagwa might just have pulled off a masterstroke.
The time for words is over – the world wants to see positive action if it is going to engage and invest.
Music is an underutilised tool when it comes to steering curricula away from strictly Western and colonial models.
The way science is currently taught in southern African countries ignores the fact that the whole environment is a laboratory for learning.
African Australians contribute to all major musical genres - from dance to hip hop and beyond.