Africa's overall contribution to research might be small, but smart people are undertaking smart and important work on and about the continent.
The poor quality of hand sanitisers in Kenya poses a health concern. If this market remains unregulated these products might encourage the undetected transmission of infectious pathogens in hospitals.
The impact of peace education or human rights courses ultimately depends on how teachers -- who may not be neutral -- implement them.
Antenatal care is a vital time for both mother and unborn baby. It promotes and establishes good health before childbirth and after delivery.
One of the confirmed causes of Chronic myeloid leukaemia is contact with an atomic weapon or nuclear radiation. Other risks factors of this type of cancer are still being established.
Elephants, livestock and grass all play an important role in ensuring the survival of the Hirola - the world's rarest antelope.
There are huge challenges in South Africa's public schools. The question is whether using public-private partnerships is the correct way to address them.
Media coverage of elections is changing as the industry adopts new practices and politicians become more invested in their personal brands. But can the press remain objective?
Oxfam’s efforts to find solutions to the world's inequalities are welcome but its wrongful use of “human economy” and repackaging it as a concept from high up might do more harm than good.
Early detection of dengue fever and access to proper medical care where the symptoms are treated is critical and lifesaving.
The case of Zanzibar shows that, given certain political conditions, even low-income countries in Africa can introduce and pay for a universal pension programme.
Kenya's next general election is slated for August 8 this year. As the country prepares for the polls, there are fears that political tensions will result in violence. Will history repeat itself?
Discussing end-of-life care -helps patients, their families and their healthcare teams plan for the future and end of life care.
At a time when a new national school curriculum is starting its pilot phase in Kenya, a study shows the massive gaps in sexuality education programmes.
The harassment of informal food vendors by national and municipal governments remains a major impediment to improving the resilience of the urban poor in African cities.
Kenyan voters are aware of their central role in the electoral process, yet they tend to limit their leadership choices. Are they ready to break away from tradition in the 2017 elections?
Eliminating malaria in Africa has been held back by a range of factors, including a lack of funds and drug and insecticide resistance challenges.
Mosquitoes are controlled by insecticide treated nets to curb the spread of Malaria. The nets which are hung over beds can be reused after serving its purpose.
The power to overcoming Ebola was in public awareness by performing simple yet basic infection prevention and control measures like washing hands, isolation and reporting suspected cases.
As party primaries have kicked off in Kenya in the run-up to the county's general election in August, the ghost of violence past has reared its ugly head causing deep divisions along tribal lines.