Easy access to alcohol and exposure to alcohol advertisements affect social and health outcomes.
Gene sequences can be manipulated to prevent certain diseases and improve public health.
It's all too common for local scholars to be sidelined in what are supposed to be genuine research partnerships.
South Africa needs to make life as uncomfortable as possible for members of Zimbabwe's government.
Banking water minimises the impact of evaporation and means that water can also be recycled from various sources.
There's an assumption that a change of ownership would automatically mean a change in the role the Bank plays
Wherever there is an ugly, unresolved injustice pulling at the fabric of a society, there is an opportunity to haul it out in public and deal with it through a truth commission.
The gaps in African government are twofold: governance and education. It is important to focus on both areas to bring about overall improvements.
African countries' adoption of e-government platforms hasn't served the majority of their citizens.
Research shows that a higher excise tax rate on tobacco would result in a decrease in the number of people who smoke.
African countries need to find a way to present a common front to the rating agencies.
Forensic linguistics can play a valuable role in interpreting evidence.
South Africa must adopt traceability systems to effectively control foot and mouth disease.
Using a large number of computers to screen TB drugs reduces the cost and time.
Certain criteria are needed to lead a university but additional knowledge is also useful.
Universities should begin the process of updating and modernising their undergraduate economics curricula.
Religious and cultural beliefs play a role in the country's organ donor shortages. But these factors alone grossly oversimplifies the issue.
Data suggest that people are living many years in poor health in Africa.
For a long time South Africa thought it had a Jacob Zuma problem. In fact its got a systemic ANC problem.
New guidelines have been launched that make recommendations on the daily activities of babies and young children.