Social media is shaping Africa’s political engagement in diverse and complex ways.
So many other countries see the value in breastfeeding support but the UK is lagging behind.
We found that women who had access to subsidised day-care services were 17% more likely to be employed than those who were not.
Untreated trauma is dangerous as it may develop into other mental health complications that lead to drug abuse, depression, anger and hatred.
Regular home visits by community health workers helped to increase breastfeeding rates in Kenya.
Research in Ghana, India and Kenya shows that more women experience subtle forms of undignified care than they do physical and verbal abuse during childbirth.
African countries need to take into account the effects environmental changes, like climate change, have on their ability to deal with food security, poverty reduction and lowering mortality rates.
Understanding the political economy around maize production puts into context debates on key interventions in the value chain.
The government needs to revise national guidelines to better target PrEP at those that would most benefit from it.
Ghana is taking advantage of its strategic location in Africa
Factors behind the hits and misses of the higher education sector in Kenya and East Africa. What needs to be done to address the problems.
The rapid invasion is a major threat to the environment and rural people’s livelihoods.
Women who survive violence in Kenya are building peace in their communities.
The court case highlighted that key environmental challenges were not adequately covered by the Environmental Impact Assessment
Just 1% of refugees in the world are able to continue education beyond secondary school.
The more people come to a city, the more demand for buildings is amplified.This demand creates pressure from which a range of agencies, motivations and causes arise.
Secrecy around the HIV-positive status of young children in school is denying them the care and support they need for a good start.
Although Kenyan media houses have various accountability systems in place, their implementation is weak and inconsistent.
Kenya appears prepared for Ebola outbreaks, but a lot more can be done.
Some areas of concern remain. These include the mobilisation of local resources, reduction of the fiscal deficit and stabilisation of the national debt.