The bill to provide universal health care in South Africa is not the silver bullet for the challenges in the health sector.
Proteins guard their secrets closely, but once you get them to "sing", there's an enormous amount to learn.
Cuban doctors have specific expertise in dealing with diseases like malaria which remains a major problem in Kenya.
Teenagers with HIV in childcare facilities have to deal with the challenges of adolescence
while living with the disease.
South Africa has made significant progress with some of the sustainable development goal targets. But with others its lagging far behind.
Children with disabilities face several challenges and need to be heard to make school infrastructure friendlier for them.
Many countries still don’t openly and comprehensively address sexual and reproductive health.
The methods used to measure gross domestic product are being criticised for excluding the unpaid work done by women.
In countries where health systems are limited, collaboration between traditional healers and health professionals may help fill the gaps.
South Africa's smallholder farmers face major obstacles but being in groups can help them.
Foraging and gathering food can play a huge role in feeding people.
Women don't want to be reduced to ceremonial roles; they believe they can add value in making decisions.
Wider access to technology has increased possibilities to share stories via digital means.
Teams administering the Ebola vaccine in the Democratic Republic of Congo are in a race against time to find and help people exposed.
Kenya's new budget is expected to focus on food security, manufacturing, universal health coverage, and affordable housing.
Tanzania would like more than 80%of births to be overseen by skilled health care providers
To understand why women in Africa are less politically represented than men, one needs to look into the history of the continent's gender gap when it comes to matters of leadership and governance.
Each year an estimated 100 000 women have complications during childbirth which leave them with obstetric vaginal fistula.
African countries should be looking to initiate or host more clinical trials to improve the continent's health systems.
As rain continues to fall in Kenya, national and county governments must put measures in place to prevent a Rift Valley fever outbreak.