Regional tourism took a huge knock from the Day Zero experience in Cape Town, South Africa. Here are the lessons learnt.
Tourism ventures in a water-stressed region like southern Africa need to balance the needs of guests and staff with the needs of surrounding communities.
Until now the search for early evidence of alcohol has fixated on residue analysis.
The key to ending the HIV epidemic is a vaccine that will provide long-lasting protection and alleviate the need for prevention methods.
In Eswatini, Botswana, South Africa and Lesotho more than 1 in 5 children are HIV-exposed but uninfected. A coordinated strategy is needed to ensure all children reach their developmental potential.
The British Labour Party has pledged to conduct an audit of the impact of Britain's colonial legacy.
The experiences of non-nationals in South Africa’s public health care system are more complex and varied than implied by the dominant discourse on "medical xenophobia"
Many of the most fundamental aspects of TB disease remain unknown. For example, after exposure to the organism that causes TB, why do only some people get infected and only some of those fall ill?
Zimbabwe's food insecurity is not just about food production, but access too. It is affected by, among others, the value of assets when sold and social and cultural dimensions that go into exchange.
As Zimbabwe's financial situation worsens, the government pins its hopes on borrowing more money.
As the ultimate custodians, it is urgent that African countries with elephants take
ownership of the processes at CITES.
Income is a useful measure for tracking economic progress over time. But a broader lens is needed to understand the relational and often political ways in which poverty emerges and is reproduced.
Health responses need to take on board the fact that the number of women and girls migrating across borders as well as within countries is growing.
In light of Botswana's decision to allow trophy hunting again, new evidence suggests elephant poaching has been on the rise.
Modern western science must be stripped of the epistemological and methodological privileges it enjoys.
The spate of high intensity tropical cyclones making landfall in Southern Africa has been tied to very warm sea surface temperatures.
Avoiding malaria could be as simple as "ABCD" if the proper care is taken.
Scientists now have a better understanding of what martial eagles eat. This is valuable for the conservation of this endangered species.
In Southern Africa, high rates of HIV infection have been the primary driver of TB
The recent storms provide a grim reminder of the prospect of future tropical cyclones in a region under continued threat from climate change.