Community-based education, or community schools, are alternative education models that lack school infrastructure.
Some South African land owners feel like the current debate portrays them as being opposed to reform rather than cooperative.
A study in Kenya found that that there's an association between relatively higher economic status and obesity in a slum setting.
Interventions for vulnerable girls in Kenya aim to empower and keep them safe.
Empowered women make millions of decisions that add up to a better demographic situation for themselves, their children and for Africa.
Gender biases are revealed in enrolment inequalities and policies that favour male students.
Scientists need to continue working across disciplines to find ways to disrupt disease transmission in the context of climate change.
Foreign shop-owners in South Africa are accused of selling counterfeit food and food beyond its sell-by date. These claims are driven by politically charged opinions, not evidence.
Only 16 out of 48 African countries and islands have access to hospital services within the WHO's two-hour time threshold.
Policymakers in Africa approach rural and urban development separately. This needs to change.
Working with African universities to effectively become research-intensive could transform sub-Saharan Africa's higher education landscape.
A lighting revolution is underway across Africa that's occurred largely without government or donor involvement.
Women-owned small business in Tanzania stay away from formal loans because of their negative beliefs about loans.
With the right investment, the next few years could be extremely exciting for Nigerian neuroscience.
Understanding the different beliefs about disorders is important in efforts to improve mental health care in developing countries.
A major challenge for Madagascar's new president will be to create jobs, especially in the industrial and service sectors.
Developing countries could leapfrog industrial agriculture systems by moving to agroecology.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's grip on power remains strong but pockets of dissent are emerging from digital platforms.
Under representation of women in the science and engineering career fields is a result of poor work life balance.
African countries need to urgently develop coherent and strategic policies around water, land and agriculture.