While not all men are willing to become involved in women and children’s health, some situations force them take on 'women’s work'.
Tropical cyclones Idai and Kenneth have shown how important it is to integrate local information and resources with global scale forecasts and support.
CITES' decision seeks to increase levels of monitoring so that we can be more and better informed about the illegal trade of Mukula and over-harvesting.
African countries need to take into account the effects environmental changes, like climate change, have on their ability to deal with food security, poverty reduction and lowering mortality rates.
Researchers around the world are working hard to find a vaccine that is safe and effective.
Local based approaches from farmers, researchers and entrepreneurs prove successful for innovation in Malawi.
It's an achievement in itself that Malawi is holding its sixth multi-party national elections since its transition from dictatorship under former President Kamuzu Banda.
UN is seeking to halve global road deaths and injuries by 2020, but many poorer countries are moving in the wrong direction.
The mere presence of NGOs, no matter their size or aims, inadvertently reduced the legitimacy of local village headmen.
Given the high burden of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa, a partially effective vaccine is considered better than none.
Cyclone Idai showed just how unprepared SADC is to respond to major natural disasters.
Decision making on water infrastructure in peri-urban areas is challenging. But lessons have been learnt from a water project in Mozambique.
The flood waters caused by Cyclone Idai have receded. But in some ways, the problems for many of the countries affected, are just beginning.
Cyclone Idai hit poor countries the hardest and shows why disaster resilience is a necessity.
The international community responded quickly to Cyclone Idai as the African Union dragged its feet.
Cities need to pay attention to how extreme weather events effect their resources.
Focusing on everyday politics can help explain why powerful interest groups undermine policies that might improve the public good.
The lack of in-depth coverage of the southern African floods tell a grim picture of the state of South Africa's newsrooms.
From New Orleans to Haiti to Mozambique, global inequality plays a major role in making disasters deadly.
The recent storms provide a grim reminder of the prospect of future tropical cyclones in a region under continued threat from climate change.