South Africa is still lagging behind when it comes to support for breastfeeding in the workplace.
There seems to be very limited high-level discourse about how South Africa plans to navigate this wave of technological advancement.
Barack Obama is delivering the Nelson Mandela lecture in a changing world dominated by the often outrageous utterances of his successor, US President Donald Trump.
Obesity and malnutrition now coexist across sub-Saharan Africa thanks to a transition to Western diets. "Gamifying" nutrition programs can help nudge youth towards healthier eating patterns.
The devastating impact of mine closures could be avoided with economic and scientific interventions.
The 10th BRICS Summit will be judged by how it tackles the prevailing global political and structural challenges.
Desertification is a problem of global proportions. If action isn't taken now, it will accelerate and fuel further migration and conflict.
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa needs to display that wrongdoers of the Jacob Zuma era are going to be held accountable through prosecution.
A new study has found that employing lay health workers at clinics can improve the way patients receive treatment.
Cuban doctors have specific expertise in dealing with diseases like malaria which remains a major problem in Kenya.
There's strong evidence that, all things being equal, leading South African universities provide “world class” training at PhD level.
In South Africa, Cape Town fears "Day Zero", when the city will have to ration water drastically. The phenomenon threatens other cities as well but solutions exist.
Women don't want to be reduced to ceremonial roles; they believe they can add value in making decisions.
The latest World Bank report on South Africa addresses solutions to the country's economic challenges.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has to show that he's a decisive leader who can take unpopular decisions.
When covering Africa, Bourdain rejected the monolithic way media outlets have historically depicted the continent's diverse cultures and populations.
Africa has a real challenge when it comes to using academic research and evidence to design policies.
Moving people without taking their social and economic concerns into consideration isn't the way to deal with urban slums.
Inclusive innovation processes could be extremely valuable to low-income and disadvantaged communities in South Africa.
African countries should be looking to initiate or host more clinical trials to improve the continent's health systems.