Claims about Cambridge Analytica's role in elections in Nigeria and Kenya have been overstated.
The South African Reserve Bank needs to guide the market on how it is going to treat VAT increase in its inflation targeting approach.
The current range of TB diagnostic tests have various limitations like the sputum smear which is outdated, clumsy and takes long to process.
The EU and UK are fuelling the illegal trade through their continuing sale of legal ivory items.
Survivor's guilt is arguably an instance of good character, an emotional expression.
Former South African president Jacob Zuma’s proposed prosecution is a welcome reaffirmation of the principle that all are equal before the law.
Farmers needs a way to manage harmful insects without destroying the ecological balance.
Veteran Ethiopian jazz musician Mulatu Astatke continues to have an extraordinary mobility and exposure to a wide range of musical sounds.
Retired South African justice Dikgang Moseneke has made a landmark ruling for damages in the Life Esidimeni matter.
Nairobi's new governor should learn from the mistakes of the past
Laptops have introduced the children of Nosy Komba in Madagascar to previously inaccessible tools.
Following the explosion of screen-based personal devices, the risk of users slipping into hyper reality has multiplied enormously since the television age.
A deal brokered by Ethiopia to develop the port at Berbera will have a ripple effect across the Horn of Africa.
Kenya spends millions treating women who have complications after unsafe abortions.
The South African Reserve Bank was justified in placing VBS Mutual Bank under curatorship.
Trapped in low growth trajectory, South Africa needs to boost small business development.
Health authorities have raised the alarm after several cases of human rabies were reported in a space of four months.
Technology which located Mayan cities has been used to rediscover a southern African city from the 15th century.
South African investigative journalists and civil society played a crucial role in bringing a country in the clutches of patronage networks back from the brink.
Relations between the US and Africa are unlikely to improve while Trump remains president. But that doesn't mean the continent should remain passive.
A new threat to vultures is emerging: lead poisoning from ammunition used by game hunters.
Formal, accessible academic advice systems can help university graduation rates.
South Africa's food making giant, Tiger Brands, could have handled the listeriosis crisis better.
Mating in southern African pythons is a serious business, and is rarely just a one-night stand
It's crucial to ensure that the academic project at universities is vigorously and bravely safeguarded.