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.
E-commerce companies should deliberately build systems that are structured to provide supportive business environments for small and medium enterprises.
Getting more children into secondary school in Kenya requires striking a balance between top-down policy and bottom-up implementation.
Kenya may never close Dadaab, but it has good reasons for wishing to do so
Kenya’s new Computer and Cyber Crime Act must not be abused by the criminal justice system.
In many counties, there are new health centres, roads and street lights that wouldn't be there without devolution.
The beauty of rainwater harvesting is that anybody can do it.
The death penalty and military intervention to combat poaching, isn't the answer to saving endangered species.
Improving livelihoods by exploring alternatives to wildlife trade would help to curb the poaching of threatened species like elephants.
Kenya's death penalty proposal is not the quick fix solution to curb wildlife poaching.
There are some big misconceptions about the charcoal sector and its role in environmental damage
Africa's declaration to boost agriculture on the continent has seem some progress but a lot still needs to be done.
We found that even when women own land, their husbands are still perceived as household heads.
Elections are easy to rig, and they give authoritarian leaders a veneer of legitimacy they badly need.
There are millions of energy poor people in sub-Saharan Africa who live in cities.
Influenza is an important cause of severe respiratory illness in Kenya especially among children below two years of age.
The process of institutionalisation may be patchy and uneven. But one thing is clear: Africa is not without functioning institutions.
Staff wages are a huge challenge facing the survival of Kenya's public universities, but strikes are another.
Post-harvest management will reduce losses and improve food availability.