Many factors have been suggested to explain the dominance of Kenyan middle and long distance runners, and many have been disproved
The data suggest that boys experience as much disadvantage as girls.
Ghana is the latest country in Africa to mandate the use of pictures on cigarette packages to convey health warnings.
Outbreaks often affect the same areas because, once released, the bacteria continues to live as spores in the soil.
Four of the five contemporary migrations in East Africa are severely threatened and have virtually collapsed.
Human rights organisations worry that the UNHCR may be helping refugees return to war zones and, as an enabler of repatriation, are helping Kenya to violate refugees' rights
Changes in weather patterns have made life a great deal more precarious for pastoral communities.
Given the high burden of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa, a partially effective vaccine is considered better than none.
Some areas in Kenya haven't experienced "long rains" for three consecutive years causing crop failures and food insecurity.
Kenya's once financially healthy universities are in financial straits.
The WHO has called for the global scale-up of human milk banks.
East African countries use a scorecard to monitor maternal and child health progress in the region.
Refugee self-reliance is a laudable goal, yet self-reliance agendas must account for refugees' individual circumstances.
The availability of data and evidence in the agricultural sector is critical for decision making
Kenya needs a national strategic environmental assessment which focuses on the use of sand for large scale construction.
Research found that only a quarter of anaesthetists working in main referral hospitals in East Africa used the WHO safe surgical checklist.
Wildlife tourism is a million dollar industry, but do we know enough about how wildlife feel about tourists in their habitat?
A dictionary of African politics reveals the witty and insightful political terminology that people in different African countries use.
With proper regulation, Lake Victoria's fisheries could increase production without damaging wild stocks or the environment.
Black leopards are different because of a recessive genetic variation known as "melanism".