Social media rumours are putting Nigeria's vaccination campaigns at risk.
Policies encouraging lifestyle changes that reduce the risk of cancer could have positive effects on the economies of BRICS countries.
Zimbabwe's new administration has promised to revive the country's agricultural sector. Here's what it needs to do.
Too often developments in one country are seen in isolation. In southern Africa events in one affect others in the region.
He's used to ruling on the soccer field, but how will George Weah tackle the job of Liberian president?
Ethiopia must address hotel industry challenges to take advantage of its huge tourism potential.
Tanzania's laws about forcing girls to leave school if they're pregnant are out-dated and miss the point.
After doing nothing for a long time to bring the Gupta family to book in South Africa, the country's prosecuting authority has finally started to act.
Amos Tutuola has contributed significantly to the resilience of ways of life and worldviews that could easily have disappeared under the weight of colonialism, globalisation and the market economy.
Seven years after ousting Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, Tunisians are back on the streets protesting the government’s new Finance Act.
A change in the ownership of the South African Reserve Bank from private shareholders to government shouldn't impact the constitutional mandate of the central bank in any way.
There have been great strides towards the protection of women’s rights in Africa but progress has been slow. A new body to actively implement rights protections and monitor progress must be set up.
Sporting extravaganzas are a way for globalising cities in emerging market economies to try and play the "modernity game". But they don't make the rules, and so they can never "win".
Diagnosing babies with HIV as early as possible is critical to ensuring that they get onto treatment.
If African countries and their regional bodies want to reap substantially from the blue economy, then it's time for the continent to invest heavily in securing its maritime resources.
Developing a map of African countries' water poverty levels offers a transparent analysis for policymakers, governments and organisations that deal with water issues.
Metropolitan areas are key to economic prosperity of countries. But this is affected when the population grows too fast like in Uganda’s Kampala, where growth has outpaced infrastructure development.
The Trump administration's incompetence makes it difficult for African countries to engage Washington in seeking meaningful explanations, much less substantive negotiations.
To achieve universal energy access by 2030, the UN says Senegal must double its electrification rate.
Cyril Ramaphosa seems to be on the way to uniting a fractious ANC. But he's got a rough road to travel before he can claim any victories.