Race still plays a big part in South African society. Sport is no exception.
Morocco's law combines with a strongly conservative society to create a real sense of danger among LGBTIQ people.
Scientists can be powerful influencers and role models. So there's reason for concern when the same names and faces dominate coverage and visibility.
Treatment for drug-resistant TB remains problematic as the painful daily injectable patients receive for at least six months leaves more than 60% deaf.
There is good news for plant conservation in South Africa and internationally.
Apartheid has been removed from the statute books for almost three decades. But a de facto apartheid endures both economically and socially.
Reports of profligacy by the leaders of the Pan African Parliament could further diminish its legitimacy, which is already being questioned .
There are several projects and initiatives that offer hope amid all the bad news about African science.
Social media presents a powerful platform for creating multiple stories about Africa.
In many counties, there are new health centres, roads and street lights that wouldn't be there without devolution.
The failure of political systems is the main cause of conflict and displacement but climate change can exacerbate this.
South Africa needs to review its four years decision to exclusively deliver housing through megaprojects.
Teachers who are just starting out often lack the subject knowledge needed for effective teaching.
The beauty of rainwater harvesting is that anybody can do it.
The death penalty and military intervention to combat poaching, isn't the answer to saving endangered species.
South Africa must ensure that healthcare workers understand the importance of nutrition and that they transfer the correct messages to caregivers.
Survey shows Zimbabwean policy makers need not fear a public backlash if they choose to abolition of the death penalty.
Improving livelihoods by exploring alternatives to wildlife trade would help to curb the poaching of threatened species like elephants.
Small solutions done properly can play a huge role in dealing with water scarcity.
Philip Tabane was unlike any other musician. His music was intimately woven into his cosmology and spirituality.
Female teachers can act as role models who enhance girls’ motivation and learning outcomes.
High municipal electricity tariffs pose a serious threat to South Africa's machinery and equipment manufacturing industries.
Kenya's death penalty proposal is not the quick fix solution to curb wildlife poaching.
The medicinal plants that chimpanzees feed on in the wild could hold the key in dealing with common diseases.
ANC renewal and the war on corruption is one thing. But transforming the character of the South African political economy is quite another.