South Africa is piloting a new technique as it drives to eliminate malaria.
A novel mosquito repellent has been found to have a longer lifespan than those commercially available.
Baringo county and other areas on the western side of Kenya are struggling to reduce their seasonal malaria caseloads.
Malaria in South Africa is close to being eliminated but to complicate matters scientists have identified a second mosquito transmitting the disease.
The irritating buzz that rings in your ear in the dead of the night comes from an insect barely traceable with your naked eye. Here are a few facts worth knowing about the mosquito.