A study performed in Cameroon by a University of Cape Town professor may offer hope of treatment for people with sickle cell anaemia (SCA), a disease which affects hundreds of thousands in Africa. 80% of babies born with the disease are in sub-Saharan Africa
There are over 1,000 lineages of SARS-CoV-2 circulating around the world. Nigerian scientists have found seven in the country and this is important.
The writer Dambudzo Marechera, who died on 18 August 1987, remains a popular figure in Zimbabwe. Hundreds of handwritten letters found in an archive have revealed the real import of the writer’s enduring influence.
Is Khartoum’s change of government enough to overcome the fact that two important armed groups didn’t sign?
In a political environment as polarised as Rwanda’s, there is no room for moderates and no space for critical voices.
Nigerian women have successfully used their naked bodies as an instrument of power, rather than shame, to protest injustice.
Rabat – Morocco has been ranked at the top of the Confederation of African Football’s recently submitted new ranking of member associations, with 180 points.
There needs to be greater clarity on the nature of the crisis for an informed and meaningful intervention.
The broke Zimbabwean government has announced that it will pay white farmers a whopping US$3.5 billion as compensation for the losses incurred from the chaotic and ill-conceived Fast Track Land Reform Programme of 2000.