South Africa has joined global counterparts in search for a COVID-19 vaccine and the University of Cape Town (UCT) is lending a hand, participating in three international trials in the country, alongside several other universities.
Between 1992 and 1994, the former regime is said to have imported 581 tonnes of machetes into Rwanda. This figure appears to establish that the genocide was planned. But is this number accurate?
Department of Basic Education says situation will improve with schools returning.
Images of white Namibian farmers and their workers and a collection of portraits by travelling black photographers form part of the early archive.
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.