With recent calls for their use in combating COVID-19, there are concerns that chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine might become unavailable to people who need them.
Interventions seen to originate in the West frequently spark suspicion in northern Nigeria.
No continent is more vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic. The most vulnerable people pay the highest price, and this time Africa will struggle to get help as other nations fight their own battles.
The coronavirus is stressing the continent's aviation sector.
Social distancing is impossible in much of Africa, and its economic consequences may lead to a famine that is worse than the pandemic. Prevention measures must consider the African context.
Viewing Nigerian movies is seen as a trip down memory lane, a virtual journey back home and group therapy for Africans in the diaspora.
It's been 60 years since the massacre of 69 unarmed civilians by the South African apartheid state. Here's how the killings changed the way the world thinks about human rights.
African countries need to strengthen their capacity for identifying new cases.
Sometimes low numbers are a cause for concern.
International financing for massive infrastructure projects can create new problems for African cities.
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COVID-19 is not the first – nor likely the last – to emerge from the two continents.
Fame changes the bonds that some African footballers have with their home communities.
African governments need to spend more effort on maximising the impact of foreign direct investment on economic growth
The alarm being raised by multilateral financial institutions about rising government debt across Africa is exaggerated. The real problem is that African governments pay way over the odds for debt.
Early humans in Africa may have interbred with a ghost population that likely split from the ancestors of humans and Neanderthals between 360,000 and 1.02 million years ago.
The sustainability of African agriculture is critical to the continent’s food security and for maintaining agriculture’s contribution to Africa’s rural communities and national economies
Burkina Faso faces a new terrorist threat. Terrorist groups are now flourishing within its borders.
African countries are among the lowest internet speed but it has the most expensive communication and internet costs.
Industry lobbyists call it the 'Great Food Transition' and say it's about saving the planet. But is this the whole story?