East Africa is dealing with drought, famine, political instability – and hundreds of thousands of people in search of safety.
When girls know that they have access to hygienic, safe sanitary products they are less likely to skip school while menstruating.
Good governance and accountability are high on the agenda of Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli.
New initiative with old handsets halves rates of the disease in southern Tanzania – and is being applied to other conditions, too.
Child labour in Tanzania is driven largely by poverty. More must be done to keep children in school so their skills aren't lost to the economy in the long run.
Forget fences and international agreements. This five-year study in the Serengeti has found the way forward.
Africa has deep-rooted problems: poverty, disease, corruption and war. Could these be solved through mathematical science?
Human population groups worldwide are highly homogeneous genetically. They are in fact 99.5% similar and their anatomical features vary in an uncorrelated fashion over the landscape.
Children living with albinism are very vulnerable to attack, kidnapping, mutilation and murder. In Tanzania, fear is keeping many children away from school and costing them an education.
Regular changes of government through free and fair elections that reflect the wishes of the majority of citizens are a critical component of democratisation. But how significant are polls in Africa?
More and more children are attending primary school in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. But there are worryingly large gaps in their learning.
Tanzania’s new president, John Pombe Magufuli, needs to change the country's lukewarm attitude to the EAC and regional integration, which has cast a shadow over the future prospects of the region.
Many universities in East and West Africa lost their autonomy during the 1980s and 1990s and became handmaidens of the state. What insights can their experiences offer for South Africa?
Malawi and Tanzania have created programs to provide sexual and reproductive health services and HIV interventions. But men who have sex with men say it's still difficult to access care.
John Magufuli has been announced as president elect of Tanzania.
Higher education can play a key role in pursuing the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. Collaboration will be crucial.
Human and wildlife conflict in Tanzania's Ruaha region is extremely tense. There are many projects underway to alleviate this tension.
Hunting is a major source of controversy on the African continent. Many nations have strict laws against hunting while others see it as an opportunity to make money.
Low-fee non-government schools are a permanent part of achieving education for all. They should be treated as such.
It's not a surprise that development aid frees up money for countries to spend on defence budgets. Why is the UK so shocked by its own policies?