The country would benefit from a well-funded and regulated research industry to contribute to scientific innovation and preparedness for future disease outbreaks.
A mix of wind, solar photovoltaics, and some natural gas would be more cost-effective than Inga 3 for South Africa and the DRC.
Such a large accumulation of methane in a lake is unique, and has never been reached in any other lakes.
History shows that treatments and vaccines have been accessible to African countries only after the loss of millions of lives and typically years - sometimes decades - after developed nations.
Forests must improve communities’ livelihoods to rise as a sustainable management solution
The court's decision has wider implications for international criminal law.
You would think that anyone in the gold industry would be getting rich right now, but informal miners in many countries are missing out.
The policy and law applying to refugees and asylum seekers in South Africa is largely progressive. But, in practice, they continue to endure hardship and unfair treatment by officials.
Africa is facing a profound crisis that could set its development back a generation. It needs a solution to its debt problems that doesn't cripple countries.
Downgrades have a devastating effect on economies that are already strained. The decision to downgrade during a crisis like the coronavirus pandemic must be challenged.
One of the greatest artists ever to emerge from Cameroon had a fraught relationship with his homeland – but because of it touched all corners of Africa and the world.
The biggest lesson has been that controlling a disease outbreak like Ebola is impossible without community trust and engagement.
Everything starts and ends with leadership.
The African Union's intervention track record in conflict situations is mixed.
Wildlife crime is difficult to track but of deep concern since about 60% of primate species are now threatened with extinction.
There are cost-effective solutions to the problem of sub-standard drugs in Nigeria and other low-income countries.
Does South Africa have skeletons in the closet over the death of the UN Secretary-General?
The discovery of a new strain of HIV gives scientists a better understanding of the virus.
Measles infection can be easily managed with prompt health care and symptom management. But without care, mild symptoms can turn into life threatening secondary infections or long-term effects.
Unless member states try to solve the contradictions in expectations, UN peacekeeping will not be fit for purpose in the future.