Unregulated and hazardous lead acid battery manufacturing and recycling plants are often adjacent to residential areas, agricultural and grazing lands.
Does South Africa have skeletons in the closet over the death of the UN Secretary-General?
Will the same electoral commission, so heavily criticised in the court’s ruling, improve its capacity and arrange more credible elections?
Immigrants from Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania constitute less than 1% of terrorism cases in the United States, and none of the cases in the last two years.
The best way of dealing with desert locust, as other locust species, is to adopt a preventive management strategy.
Lake Victoria’s past is key to understanding its future.
Over the past 30 years China has turned into a major study-abroad hotspot for thousands of African students.
Why poverty line data do not capture the ability of Tanzanians to build relatively good houses.
In Eswatini, Botswana, South Africa and Lesotho more than 1 in 5 children are HIV-exposed but uninfected. A coordinated strategy is needed to ensure all children reach their developmental potential.
Tanzania's government must focus on the drivers of teenage pregnancy, which are entirely overlooked in current punitive policies, instead of expelling and arresting schoolgirls.
Research shows that children who had preschool education were less likely to drop out of school and have higher levels of literacy when they reach adolescence.
The web or network of exposed people can quickly grow from one case if steps aren't taken early to avoid further onward transmission.
Central banks are expected to act without fear or favour. But to deal with climate change, they may have to encourage financial institutions to favour certain types of activities over others.
Incidents of violence and growing fear and uncertainty have pushed over 400 000 Burundians to seek refuge in neighbouring countries.
CITES' decision seeks to increase levels of monitoring so that we can be more and better informed about the illegal trade of Mukula and over-harvesting.
Social media is shaping Africa’s political engagement in diverse and complex ways.
In a surprising change in trends, citizens in many African countries increasingly support government restrictions of press freedom.
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.
While the science is crucial, it is also important to know what sense the people who live in and around Laetoli make of these ancient footprints.
Researchers around the world are working hard to find a vaccine that is safe and effective.