Effective communication strategies will be crucial if scientists want to counter the worrying anti-vaccination trend.
Many of the crime prevention strategies South African President Cyril Ramaphosa proposed have been tried, with few positive results.
Today, universities fulfil many of the science councils' roles at a much lower cost while also training postgraduate students.
How working with limited resources in remote areas helped improve the skills of one healthcare professional.
One of the most potent promoters of Nigeria's cultural soft power is arguably Nollywood.
At the turn of the century, the greatest threats were posed by infectious diseases today, the biggest threats are posed by lifestyle diseases.
South Africa's Competition Commission has delayed the release of the final report of an inquiry into the private healthcare again.
Global experts warn that excessive screen time increases the risk of obesity, low physical fitness, anxiety and depression.
Several locally listed companies still have no female board members while most who do diversify their boards tend to appoint only one female director at a time.
Easy access to alcohol and exposure to alcohol advertisements affect social and health outcomes.
Gene sequences can be manipulated to prevent certain diseases and improve public health.
It's all too common for local scholars to be sidelined in what are supposed to be genuine research partnerships.
South Africa needs to make life as uncomfortable as possible for members of Zimbabwe's government.
Banking water minimises the impact of evaporation and means that water can also be recycled from various sources.
There's an assumption that a change of ownership would automatically mean a change in the role the Bank plays
Wherever there is an ugly, unresolved injustice pulling at the fabric of a society, there is an opportunity to haul it out in public and deal with it through a truth commission.
The gaps in African government are twofold: governance and education. It is important to focus on both areas to bring about overall improvements.
African countries' adoption of e-government platforms hasn't served the majority of their citizens.
Research shows that a higher excise tax rate on tobacco would result in a decrease in the number of people who smoke.
African countries need to find a way to present a common front to the rating agencies.