This invasive mosquito thrives in the type of habitat commonly found in urban areas. This means that malaria could become more prevalent in African cities.
International observation will not insulate controversial polls – such as Tanzania's in October – from malpractices, but will make them less likely and allow them to be exposed.
Potato cyst nematodes suppress crop growth and can cause huge yield losses of up to 80%, and even total crop failure.
Africa is far from having an ageing farming population. What is missing is a critical mass of skilled, young farmers with access to finance who could drive productivity in farming.
A united opposition could create enough momentum to unseat incumbent John Magufuli from power.
Conservation and development scheme REDD+ has manifested as a series of models, which increases its perceived success and enables it to continue despite not delivering on its wide-reaching promises.
Mkapa’s presidency is particularly significant since it represents the first phase of Tanzanian multi-party democracy.
Mkapa, who penned an autobiography, had an impressive record in building state institutions. But his reign was marked by killings and political suppression.
Even though the spouse escort policy carries good intentions, we found during our study that it constituted a barrier to care in numerous ways.
The community's response to the pandemic has been fragmented despite gestures of regional solidarity
Road and rail construction is booming in sub-Saharan Africa, but the pandemic has brought a welcome pause for reflection.
The president's handling of the pandemic has been one of the more eccentric on the continent.
The footprints of over 20 different prehistoric people, pressed into volcanic ash thousands of years ago in Tanzania, show possible evidence for sexual division of labor in this ancient community.
His COVID-19 response has thrown the negative aspects of his presidency into sharp relief.
If not addressed, there will be many more deaths from malaria and other diseases, indirectly linked to COVID-19 disruptions.
In some communities, over a quarter of the children were misclassified as iron replete whereas they were iron deficient.
Kenya can save its roan population if it re-stocks from other countries, eliminates poaching and improves their habitat.
Unregulated and hazardous lead acid battery manufacturing and recycling plants are often adjacent to residential areas, agricultural and grazing lands.
Does South Africa have skeletons in the closet over the death of the UN Secretary-General?
Will the same electoral commission, so heavily criticised in the court’s ruling, improve its capacity and arrange more credible elections?