The doctrine of equality is ingrained both in theory and in the express provisions of Lesotho's constitution.
Since the demand for resources far outmatches the patronage available, Lesotho’s political arena has become brutally competitive.
In Eswatini, Botswana, South Africa and Lesotho more than 1 in 5 children are HIV-exposed but uninfected. A coordinated strategy is needed to ensure all children reach their developmental potential.
When done properly, a simulation exercise is a useful tool for evaluating preparedness for a public health emergency.
HIV is a condition that must be managed, not just medically, but also socially, tackling stigma, social anxieties and the risks of disclosure.
Many of the most fundamental aspects of TB disease remain unknown. For example, after exposure to the organism that causes TB, why do only some people get infected and only some of those fall ill?
The lengthy nature of some of Africa's wars is one of the main hindrances to ending the "refugee cycle".
Angola's new President João Lourenço has shown some willingness to engage in more inclusive politics.
African countries' adoption of e-government platforms hasn't served the majority of their citizens.
Data suggest that people are living many years in poor health in Africa.
A new book celebrates the long and rich history of investigative reporting in southern Africa, and highlights some hidden and forgotten gems.
Without contextual knowledge, education and adaptation, foreign or imposed practices or resources cause new sets of problems.
More leaders in more African countries will abolish term limits unless organisations like the African Union take action.
If Europe is going to reap the benefits of conservation measures at home, its experts need an understanding of where “their” birds migrate to when they head off to Africa.
Until this discovery, theropod dinosaurs were thought to be considerably smaller, at three to five metres in body length, during the Early Jurassic.
The earth's own magnetic field offers a useful way to measure the age of rocks - information that can help unpack ancient events and aid our understanding of the present.
Until African political systems become less majoritarian and do a better job of protecting the rights of minorities, the true benefits of a democratic government are unlikely to be realised.
Politics in Lesotho can look incredibly complicated, with a mish-mash of competing political parties and repeated military interventions. It’s a mess, but it’s not that hard to unravel.
Democracy is in a parlous state in many countries in southern Africa. Autocrats hold onto power, while electorates have little to choose from at the polls.
Schools that have supportive strategies in place can offer buffers. They can promote positive outcomes -- for pupils and teachers.