Rwanda's government has taken concerted, deliberate steps over the past 25 years to build a strong health system.
Although cynical about today's political leaders, the views of young South Africans are surprisingly similar to those of the mid-1990s.
The AU's new International Criminal Law Section offers a chance for the regional body to address root causes of conflict.
The popular uprising is an indication that al-Sisi's regime is not as stable as he would have the world believe.
Nearly everything known about Ebola virus persistence in the reproductive system has resulted from testing semen of West African Ebola virus disease survivors.
Kenya announced plans in 2017 for a long-term action plan to end the institutionalisation of children.
By better understanding the politics and governance of African cities and variations across cities, we can identify feasible opportunities to improve informal traders' livelihoods.
Efforts to regulate the lucrative mining venture are not proving successful due to collusion and corruption.
The DRC's state and public administration didn’t disappear, but changed: they were being built from the ground up, tailor-made to local actors’ interests.
The writing and adoption of a constitution is merely the start point, not the end of constitutional literacy
The role and efficacy of the traditional crime-prevention measures in Iraye-Oke are widely acknowledged by people who live in the area.
More than two out of three displaced people are not refugees, but remain within their own country.
Resettlement plans for large infrastructure projects don't always go according to plan.
Because Helicobacter Pylori is contagious, treating it properly is key to preventing its spread.
At first glance, it would seem like nothing has changed since 1991. Yet, things have been slowly and discreetly evolving in recent years at Morocco's behest.
Climate change is anticipated to cause a rise in the incidence of several diseases in sub-Saharan Africa.
Urban dwellers who live in informal city settlements have limited access to basic services, and many of them don't own the land they live on.
More and more evidence has accumulated which shows that changes in global and regional climate over the last 50 years are almost entirely due to human influence.
It remains to be seen how much longer the 'old men syndrome' will persist in Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa, despite growing frustration among the politically powerless.
In our urban world, turning the makeshift and the informal into the livable and sustainable is our greatest challenge.