Hospitals across the continent have few resources. A new study shows the consequences.
The Ethiopian premier is manipulating ethnic rivalries to shift the agenda from democratic reform to authoritarianism.
The tensions that had been simmering between the Tigray People's Liberation Front and the Abiy administration eventually boiled over.
President John Magufuli won a second term by a contested landslide and looks set to take even greater control of Tanzania's democratic space.
The country must urgently address the politics of ethnicity before it can move towards a workable democracy.
COVID-19 travel restrictions are adding to the growing pressure on observer missions to prove their worth.
Jerry John Rawlings remains the most polarizing political figure in Ghana since Kwame Nkrumah
The fact that there's a growing number of child vendors means government interventions for vulnerable children aren't reaching everyone in need.
Wits researchers have announced a “breakthrough” in HIV prevention in women. The injection is much more effective than daily pills in preventing infection in women.
Crisis grips Ethiopia as political divisions spill over into armed conflict and potential civil war looms.