In Southern Africa, high rates of HIV infection have been the primary driver of TB
The recent storms provide a grim reminder of the prospect of future tropical cyclones in a region under continued threat from climate change.
Swapo remains the dominant party by far in Namibia. But it seems increasingly unable to live up to its promises.
Maps can show "the big picture" to lots and lots of people in an engaging and colourful way.
A new biography sheds light on Engenas Lekganyane, founder of the Zion Christian Church.
Geomythology can be a powerful way to inspire more people on the continent to become interested in Africa's palaeoscience.
Data suggest that people are living many years in poor health in Africa.
Many African countries tend to mismanage their groundwater resources.
The frequency of intense tropical cyclones is increasing in the South Indian Ocean - a region that previously didn't have these.
The leading causes of death in sub-Saharan Africa for adults 15 to 49 years were AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, maternal disorders, and road injuries.
Staying below 1.5°C will require urgent, deep and radical changes in almost every aspect of our lives.
The UK's plans for post-Brexit trade and investment in Africa are pint-sized by the standards of other major players.
In reality, cybersecurity attacks are like a disease affecting people globally.
The messy and violent aftermath of Zimbabwe's recent elections met with only muted international criticism.
Gains made in the fight against HIV and AIDS in Zimbabwe could be reversed unless a legal provision is revised.
Southern Africa's liberation movements have been losing popularity and confronting a crisis of legitimacy.
As Emmerson Mnangagwa blames Grace Mugabe for a failed bombing at a rally, his rivals try to find a way to close the gap.
Cape Town's water crisis holds valuable insights for other cities that need to adapt to the realities of climate change.
The death of Mozambican opposition leader Alfonso Dhlakama could affect the progress made to end hostilities in the country.
Zimbabwe has high hopes for a post-Mugabe era, but it has some serious growing pains to deal with first.