When girls in Kenya fall pregnant, they must often deal with stigma, fear and shame.
Mental health care for teen mothers is not part of routine health facilities in Nairobi's informal settlements.
When the wheels of partnership turn smoothly, Africa can benefit enormously.
It's all too common for local scholars to be sidelined in what are supposed to be genuine research partnerships.
Ornamental craft made from palm leaves and pine cone in grass baskets are sold in Eswatini.
Non-Timber Forest Products don't often feature in discussions about poverty reduction and alleviation.
Several approaches can be taken to help women entrepreneurs achieve high growth.
Women entrepreneurs in Africa struggle to obtain credit, and to access entrepreneurship education.
President Xi Jinping at the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation 2018.
Too many African countries believe Beijing when they are told in negotiations that they must take it or leave it.
Cameroonian legend Roger Milla (C) in action against England in the 1990 World Cup.
Cameroon being stripped off hosting the Africa Cup of Nations affects its international reputation and is likely to impact the economy.
Cameroon’s President Paul Biya being sworn in for a seventh consecutive term on the 6th November 2018.
Ordinary people are being deeply affected by the continued violence tearing apart Cameroon.
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Climate change, pollution and illegal fishing by foreign boats is threatening the livelihoods of millions of people.
Parasitic worms live in the soil and water where they can constantly reinfect people.
Deworming needs to be accompanied by health awareness campaigns in order to reduce diseases from parasitic worms.
Cameroonian President Paul Biya votes in the presidential elections in the capital Yaounde. He has been in power for 36 years.
President Paul Biya's credibility and legitimacy are increasingly being tarnished, amid growing support for opposition candidates.
Cameroon is in crisis. It needs an intervention.
It has been nearly three years since the Anglophone crisis began in Cameroon. The conflict has been vicious and it’s time for world leaders to act not just talk.
When teachers collaborate, they learn from each other.
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The need for qualified teachers is a major challenge in a number of African countries.
Home page of the BBC News Pidgin website.
BBC News Pidgin
West African pidgins are unique, showing that they have come to stay no matter what some say or feel about them.
An example of woody plant encroachment over Eagle-Siding in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province. D Edwards (1954) and James Puttick (2010).
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Woody plants' cover has increased across large swathes of the continent in the past three decades.
Conservation groups are organizing soccer games to help bridge the gaps between park rangers and communities.
Environmental organizations are using games to engage communities on conservation matters.
Voting in the presidential run-off elections in Mali, recently.
In Africa, biased media coverage is one of the reasons voters have little faith in credible elections.
Cameroon’s President Paul Biya has been in charge for nearly 40 years. His people want change.
Some human rights activists worry that Cameroon could be the site of Africa's next civil war.
Morocco’s World Cup squad training in St.Petersburg, Russia.
The football world cup offers a useful chance to consider the apparent division between North and sub-Saharan Africa.
By focusing on evidence to inform policy, Africa can tackle some major problems.
Africa has a real challenge when it comes to using academic research and evidence to design policies.
At the 2014 World Cup African fans felt that Nigeria were on the receiving end of poor refereeing.
Video Assistant Referees at the World Cup finals in Russia might help African teams to do better than they have done so far.