Research found that only a quarter of anaesthetists working in main referral hospitals in East Africa used the WHO safe surgical checklist.
Foot-and-mouth disease vaccines have been successful in several parts of the world. But in Tanzania it’s not that easy.
Building a fiscally capable state won't bring benefits in the short term but can build taxpayers confidence.
With proper regulation, Lake Victoria's fisheries could increase production without damaging wild stocks or the environment.
The debate on sanctions on Zimbabwe has been lost in the southern African region and on the continent.
Democratic and authoritarian countries are moving further away from each other.
Angola's new President João Lourenço has shown some willingness to engage in more inclusive politics.
Lake Malawi is considered a biodiversity treasure because almost all its species occurs nowhere else on the planet.
It's all too common for local scholars to be sidelined in what are supposed to be genuine research partnerships.
Hexanal, a chemical produced naturally by fruits and vegetables, may help keep produce fresher for longer.
African countries need to find a way to present a common front to the rating agencies.
There's been an evolution in Tanzanian laws used against the press
Declining water quantity and quality means people have to travel further to find good water sources.
The needs of children with albinism aren't met in the classroom and this often leads to them dropping out of school.
When children are drawn into their countries' informal justice systems, their human rights are often threatened.
A new book celebrates the long and rich history of investigative reporting in southern Africa, and highlights some hidden and forgotten gems.
In 2018, Hollywood released two films depicting youth forced into Christian ex-gay conversion therapy programs. A survivor of these programs tells the story.
Narratives about successful community-based conservation efforts in Tanzania need to be probed.
We don't have the data in developing countries, and in global statistics to know if the digital divide is being closed.
Tanzania was an early, ardent believer in family planning. Now it joins a growing number of developing nations that see potential advantage in having a huge and growing workforce.