Zimbabwe's food insecurity is not just about food production, but access too. It is affected by, among others, the value of assets when sold and social and cultural dimensions that go into exchange.
As Zimbabwe's financial situation worsens, the government pins its hopes on borrowing more money.
As the ultimate custodians, it is urgent that African countries with elephants take
ownership of the processes at CITES.
Income is a useful measure for tracking economic progress over time. But a broader lens is needed to understand the relational and often political ways in which poverty emerges and is reproduced.
Health responses need to take on board the fact that the number of women and girls migrating across borders as well as within countries is growing.
In light of Botswana's decision to allow trophy hunting again, new evidence suggests elephant poaching has been on the rise.
Modern western science must be stripped of the epistemological and methodological privileges it enjoys.
The spate of high intensity tropical cyclones making landfall in Southern Africa has been tied to very warm sea surface temperatures.
Avoiding malaria could be as simple as "ABCD" if the proper care is taken.
Scientists now have a better understanding of what martial eagles eat. This is valuable for the conservation of this endangered species.
In Southern Africa, high rates of HIV infection have been the primary driver of TB
The recent storms provide a grim reminder of the prospect of future tropical cyclones in a region under continued threat from climate change.
Swapo remains the dominant party by far in Namibia. But it seems increasingly unable to live up to its promises.
Maps can show "the big picture" to lots and lots of people in an engaging and colourful way.
A new biography sheds light on Engenas Lekganyane, founder of the Zion Christian Church.
Geomythology can be a powerful way to inspire more people on the continent to become interested in Africa's palaeoscience.
Data suggest that people are living many years in poor health in Africa.
Many African countries tend to mismanage their groundwater resources.
The frequency of intense tropical cyclones is increasing in the South Indian Ocean - a region that previously didn't have these.
The leading causes of death in sub-Saharan Africa for adults 15 to 49 years were AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, maternal disorders, and road injuries.