Most food systems in Africa are informal and unregulated
Food safety studies in Ethiopia reveal that unlocking consumer demand for safe food is critical to stopping the millions of deaths and illnesses from foodborne pathogens across the continent.
Women in Soweto said going out in exercise clothes made them vulnerable to harassment and assault.
It's not enough to simply promote healthy eating and exercise without considering the very real environmental and structural constraints present in South Africa.
With partnerships between landowners, the government and businesses, South Africa can invest in its wetlands and boost the country's potable water reserves.
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In Ghana, backpackers often don't feel safe. Upgrading technology can solve this problem.
Billions of people globally don’t have access to safe, clean toilets.
Research shows that targeting poor communities will go a long way in solving the country's open defecation issues.
Nigerian citizens have turned to social media to keep tabs on infrastructure projects.
Tackling corruption is notoriously difficult but Nigeria is pursuing a fresh approach. Using technology, especially social media, its citizens are producing evidence to hold officials to account.
Nairobi is one of the most congested cities in the world.
Sustainable and efficient transportation is essential for cities, communities and individuals to thrive.
Solar has lit up remote communities. The next step is to link these communities to an energy market.
South Africa could become a test bed of technologies that enable households, especially in remote areas, to join electricity trading markets.
Poor understanding can be put down to the content in Kenyan schools' curricula.
Outside a coal burning power station in Witbank. Companies will now pay each time they emit a ton of greenhouse gases.
South Africa will introduce the carbon tax which should be used to ensure benefits to poor communities.
Almost 80 million Nigerians do not have access to electricity and its erratic supply is costing the economy an estimated $29 billion annually. Nigeria's abundant sunlight could be the solution.
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Foraging is a crucial part of many diets and should not be discouraged.
Vector control targeting the larval phase of the mosquito’s life cycle can be successful.
Progress against malaria has stalled. There's been an increase in the number of cases reported since 2015.
Stories are a helpful tool when teaching about gender-based violence.
Sexual violence is a global phenomenon that's been around for centuries.
Researchers are calling for legislation limiting the amount of sugar in baby food.
A study showed that most baby food products have a high sugar content.
Academics, farmers and entrepreneurs in Malawi integrate their expertise.
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Local based approaches from farmers, researchers and entrepreneurs prove successful for innovation in Malawi.
Caster Semenya at the IAAF Diamond League athletics meeting in Doha, Qatar, 03 May 2019.
If the Semenya ruling by the Court for Arbitration in Sport remains unchallenged, this way of thinking and behaving might filter into the International Olympic Committee
A dung beetle wearing silicon boots to protect its feet from the hot soil, as part of an experiment.
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Dung beetles are largely invisible. And yet without their vital activities, the world would have a lot more faeces in it.
A Kenyan LGBT activist campaigning for a change to the country’s Penal Code.
The High Court's ruling goes against the trend of greater liberalisation in a number of African countries.
It's much easier for people to access fatty, salty food than it is to find healthier options.