Only 16 out of 48 African countries and islands have access to hospital services within the WHO's two-hour time threshold.
African Australians contribute to all major musical genres - from dance to hip hop and beyond.
With the right investment, the next few years could be extremely exciting for Nigerian neuroscience.
The British prime minister's visit to Africa comes amid increased interest by China and France.
Old people in Nigeria's cities can't even rely on public transport.
West African pidgins are unique, showing that they have come to stay no matter what some say or feel about them.
Nigerians go to the polls in 2019 in an election that the incumbent Muhammadu Buhari wants to win by any means necessary.
Soil scientists have rarely gone the extra mile to translate their knowledge into forms that can be integrated into economic decision making.
A survey shows 70% of South Africans feel immigrants pose a threat to the country.
Most biobanks, whether small or large, have high quality assurance and control measures in place.
Without change, the trajectory of growth and development in the world will remain consistent with that of the past 80 years.
A number of factors – from our eagerness to place trust in people to our overconfidence in our own intelligence – make us easy prey.
The African Continental Free Trade Agreement promises to redefine relations among African states and beyond.
The story of how Nigeria and Mississippi implemented comprehensive sexual education programs despite local opposition offers important lessons about how to boost adolescent sexual health.
The HIV epidemic is far from over and it's not time to disengage, says International Aids Society President Linda-Gail Bekker.
Although Senegal's overall World Cup result was disappointing, the team showed that they have a great deal to build on for future campaigns.
Cameroon is facing daunting challenges and the president and his team must mobilise the country to find solutions.
About 15 million Nigerian children work - the highest rate in West Africa.
Millions of dollars have been repatriated to Nigeria by Swiss authorities, but there are better ways to spend it than what the government is proposing.
Astronomy is accessible to anyone with a view of the sky.