Research in Kenya’s capital found average levels of hazardous solid and liquid particles in the air within households were three times more than the WHO recommended maximum level.
Although the number of children conceived through in vitro fertilisation born with abnormalities remains extremely low, a recent study in Kenya shows that the risk of genetic disorders is higher.
All three female contenders for the presidency of the ANC and South Africa have strong liberation struggle credentials and have also contributed to democracy. But, are they up to the job?
South African health authorities educate the public about breastfeeding but without supportive legislation and strong communication, it will never be normalised.
Princesses are not great role models if we want to raise empowered daughters.
Breastfeeding has many health benefits for both baby and mother. But it can also can be difficult to sustain exclusively without support.
Clear court procedures are required to guarantee confidentiality, safety, and dignity for victims of highly stigmatising cases, such as sexual abuse.
Education outcomes of young people can be improved with targeted interventions. At the centre lies the participation of partners -- community, family and schools.
Generally conflicts are not caused by climate change. But it can lead to complex security risks.
Yoga helps financially insecure youth gain confidence, coping skills, and self-compassion.
High profile stories of femicide come with a flare up of societal outrage, protest and collective introspection. But nothing ever really changes.
While men regard the social norm of 'proving' their manhood as normal, research shows otherwise. Combating these misconceptions can help reduce male violence.
Tanzania and Uganda have improved gender integration in agriculture policy. But a lot still needs to be done in the allocation of resources and transformation.
Although South Africa has taken steps to rid itself of the apartheid-era view of marriage as only heterosexual and monogamous, discrimination against religious marriages persist.
Understanding controversial suicide death estimates in Mozambique is challenging due to a lack of readily available data.
At a time when a new national school curriculum is starting its pilot phase in Kenya, a study shows the massive gaps in sexuality education programmes.
To tackle diseases like meningitis, African governments must find fresh ways to fight for lower cost vaccines.
Many women in African countries who are medically required to have caesarean sections aren't able to access them due to weak health systems and a lack of resources.
The clash over South Africa's Traditional Courts Bill is essentially about custom and constitutionalism. The government is often seen as pandering to traditional leaders' whims.
Infertility is tied to the instability of romantic relationships in Ghana.