A new silver-based compound that is less toxic with fewer side effects could hold the key to crippling cancer.
Healthcare workers are losing trust in the system in South Africa.
The health challenges that Nairobi can expect in the wake of heavy rains are largely preventable.
Continental free trade area's potential impact includes boosting intra-Africa trade, manufacturing exports, job creation and poverty alleviation.
The current range of TB diagnostic tests have various limitations like the sputum smear which is outdated, clumsy and takes long to process.
Farmers needs a way to manage harmful insects without destroying the ecological balance.
Retired South African justice Dikgang Moseneke has made a landmark ruling for damages in the Life Esidimeni matter.
Recent urban disasters in Ethiopia and Mozambique resulted in high female mortality, which was been largely ignored.
Nairobi's new governor should learn from the mistakes of the past
A deal brokered by Ethiopia to develop the port at Berbera will have a ripple effect across the Horn of Africa.
Kenya spends millions treating women who have complications after unsafe abortions.
Health authorities have raised the alarm after several cases of human rabies were reported in a space of four months.
A new threat to vultures is emerging: lead poisoning from ammunition used by game hunters.
The bacterial pathogen that is responsible for listeriosis can survive under even the toughest conditions.
In Uganda, essential medicines are not being stocked at facilities that need them most. This includes drugs to treat chronic diseases.
Adequate and quality childcare determines women’s participation in the labour force and the type of work they can take on.
Kenya has managed to reduce the number of malaria cases in parts of the country. But this, in turn, has led to immunity levels dropping.
Instead of causing problems for farmers, carnivores could actually be beneficial by controlling rodent pests.
Numerous traditional African medicines are undeniably beneficial in treating disease or maintaining good health.
The tale of an unsung South African hero in the field of community health.