There's a strong case to ban gambling as it's rapidly becoming a public health concern in sub-Saharan Africa.
It's all too common for local scholars to be sidelined in what are supposed to be genuine research partnerships.
There are many reasons to be careful when there's a big storm. But there are also ways you can protect yourself to avoid lightning.
Tungiasis, a disease caused by fleas, is neglected and needs action in sub-Saharan Africa.
Non-Timber Forest Products don't often feature in discussions about poverty reduction and alleviation.
If women don't have access to quality emergency surgery, they can develop dibilitating complications such as fistula.
Male gorillas who spend more time with infants are expected to sire about 5 times more babies.
The UN has declared all violence against children a violation of human rights. But it still happens even in schools.
When children are drawn into their countries' informal justice systems, their human rights are often threatened.
Academic Stella Nyanzi has been daring in her critique of Uganda's Yoweri Museveni. She now faces jail for her outspokenness.
It's vital for academics in South Africa to start asking deep questions that examine what decolonialism could look like in their teaching.
The number of giraffes in Africa has dropped by 40% over the past 30 years, but the reasons for this remain largely unknown.
In Uganda stand-alone clinics for HIV treatment persist because of stigma and overcrowding.
Despite continual threats, the media in Uganda continues to tackle controversial issues and break big stories of corruption and abuse of power.
Containing Al-Shabaab in Kenya doesn't directly reduce the group's standing inside Somalia.
Better, more standardised frameworks are needed especially in Uganda if its universities are to benefit from transnational partnerships.
Green infrastructure can be a valuable tool in helping vulnerable communities to face the double threat of flooding and drought.
Whether the enduring face of this new politics is Bobi Wine or someone else, Ugandan politics is clearly changing
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's grip on power remains strong but pockets of dissent are emerging from digital platforms.
Social media has played a central role in attracting attention to the story of Ugandan politician Bobi Wine across the world.