There are cost-effective solutions to the problem of sub-standard drugs in Nigeria and other low-income countries.
Unregulated and hazardous lead acid battery manufacturing and recycling plants are often adjacent to residential areas, agricultural and grazing lands.
Many believe that it is only a return to the country's two-state federation that will end the conflict and break the impasse.
Navies, and other security agencies, won't be able to improve maritime security as long as root causes on land are not addressed.
Feeding a simple narrative of piracy without a broader look at other maritime security challenges hinders progress in dealing with it.
What Cameroon needs is a properly mediated process signing all the parties to a pre-agreed agenda
Despite its importance, Cameroon's maritime fisheries sector is plagued with largely hidden, or ignored, fisheries crimes.
A complex set of factors influence how African footballers make financial decisions about the money they earn abroad.
Now that African countries have signed up for the continental free trade agreement, they must complete the institutional loop by jumpstarting the creation of the African Monetary Fund.
In many instances, social media appears to be amplifying violence, creating a culture of impunity when perpetrators are not held accountable, and increasing insecurity and suspicion.
There's a lack of locally relevant knowledge to prevent and control non-communicable diseases in African countries.
Ghana is the latest country in Africa to mandate the use of pictures on cigarette packages to convey health warnings.
Close to 4 million teenage girls are subjected to breast ironing worldwide. This harmful cultural practice, which is most prevalent in West and Central Africa, needs to stop.
Forest communities have seen little or no change in improving livelihoods and stopping deforestation.
Scientists are trying to figure out what risks changes in Lake Chad's levels pose to people in the region.
Mental health care for teen mothers is not part of routine health facilities in Nairobi's informal settlements.
It's all too common for local scholars to be sidelined in what are supposed to be genuine research partnerships.
Non-Timber Forest Products don't often feature in discussions about poverty reduction and alleviation.
Women entrepreneurs in Africa struggle to obtain credit, and to access entrepreneurship education.
Too many African countries believe Beijing when they are told in negotiations that they must take it or leave it.