Tanzania’s government must focus on the drivers of teenage pregnancy, which are entirely overlooked in current punitive policies, instead of expelling and arresting schoolgirls.
The prime minister may have won the Nobel Peace Prize but he has failed to quell the violence in his own backyard.
The unstable authoritarian pathway that many post-colonial African states followed was facilitated by the way in which European empires undermined democratic elements within African societies.
Genetic analysis has traced the evolutionary footsteps of modern humans all the way back to a prehistoric wetland that spanned parts of modern-day Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe.
Less than 1 in 10 people living with a mental health condition in South Africa receive the care that they need.
Although Nigeria and South Africa are often cast as rivals they have a strong bilateral relationship.
Rwanda’s government has taken concerted, deliberate steps over the past 25 years to build a strong health system.
Nigerian men who wear their hair in knots are not a new phenomenon, but the hairstyle’s spiritual heritage sparks fear in the hearts of many.
Amid New Year celebrations in Ethiopia, questions still linger around the possibility for sustained peace and stability.