The introduction of free education should follow a gradual process, starting with the lowest levels.
In addition to motherhood these girls experience social inequality, chronic stress, violence, and food insecurity. When teenagers become mothers, their adversities are compounded.
Voters speak favourably about the potential of observation to improve overall electoral quality and transparency.
Tropical cyclones are becoming more frequent in the Indian Ocean. Here’s why and what that means.
The joint border commission between Kenya and South Sudan is a step in the right direction.
Cholera has persisted longer in Africa largely due to worsening hygiene and sanitation situations in urban areas.
Cannabis consumption erodes mental well-being and has adverse effects on school, work, and social life.
Though child marriage rates are declining globally, the practice remains worryingly common in some African countries.
Intermediary cities have a vital role to play in the economies of African countries.
The decolonisation process was to take place rapidly during the reign of Elizabeth II.
Monitoring and enforcing competition rules is essential to level the playing field for fairer food markets.
Weather forecasting is complex and challenging. The process entails three steps: observation, analysis and communication.
Tea growers in Malawi and Kenya wanted site-specific climate information to help them manage and plan their farming practices to maximise yield and quality.
Globally, about 1 million deaths annually are related to exposure to second-hand smoke. Thirteen African countries have implemented comprehensive smoke-free bans.
Small and medium-scale farmers and agri-businesses in Southern and Eastern Africa, which are at the heart of inclusive food value chains, are not receiving fair prices for their produce.
Despite the substantial negative impacts of infertility on health and well-being, it’s a neglected public health issue throughout much of the Global South, including Malawi.
The decline of forest creatures like the Chapman’s chameleon are warning signs that forests are losing integrity.
There is more support for democracy among African people than is often recognised. Yet this can be undermined by election rigging and is lower in countries like Lesotho, Mozambique and South Africa.
Countries have adopted a wide array of measures involving a proliferation of fraud agencies.
The Malawi court’s decision provides a roadmap for future challenges to the death penalty in other southern African countries.