The demand for donkey hides to produce ejiao has led to a shortage of donkeys in China and increasingly worldwide.
Kenya’s electoral agency is tasked with enhancing and supporting constitutional democracy – any dysfunctions would have dire consequences.
Research finds that the threat of being sentenced to death has no bearing on how people contemplate violent crime.
Kenya faces the challenge of delivering quality education without discriminating against learners based on social or economic background.
The news media provide a very particular case study of gender discrimination.
Machine learning techniques showed that individual identity is important to spotted hyenas.
Cholera has persisted longer in Africa largely due to worsening hygiene and sanitation situations in urban areas.
Harmonising tariffs and standards is a big step.
A closer look at these fossil bones revealed more than the suggestion of a previously undescribed species - it pointed to the individual animal having suffered with osteoarthritis.
It is useful to recognise why companies either restrict or strengthen their sustainability efforts in response to a crisis.
In Kenya, the prevalence of female genital mutilation has dropped by 24.2 percentage points where an alternative rite of passage is being tried.
Market-led microcredit innovations dominated by profit maximisation can harm the very vulnerable.
When communities face security challenges and lack legal protection, they find innovative ways to respond.
Large scale infrastructure projects like ports represent more than just financial investments.
Infrastructure projects are an enticing promise for a better future – but they can also evoke a violent colonial past.
There are advantages to a regional force overseen by the East African Community – particularly as the bloc is leading new political talks.
Ignoring local realities risks excluding children from learning.
Some countries, like Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, and Nigeria, have been more proactive than others, but it is still hard for many to get PrEP.
Consolidating peace efforts across the vast territory has proved difficult for close to three decades. Scholars explain why.
Conservation that places less emphasis on who may or may not use a piece of land could result in better outcomes for people and wildlife.