Women forced into sex to pay hospital bills, study says

Kate Hodal

Patients too poor to settle medical debts are chained to drain pipes, starved and abused in health centres across parts Africa.

Why Rwanda’s development model wouldn’t work elsewhere in Africa

Nic Cheeseman

The Rwandan model can't be replicated easily given that it depends heavily on political dominance and tight, centralised control of patronage networks

Why Kenya’s push for nuclear power rests on false or fanciful premises

Brendon J. Cannon

Kenya has engaged the International Atomic Energy Agency and signed multilateral letters of intent in pursuit of nuclear power.

2017: The year in pictures

Paul Botes

Mail & Guardian pictures editor Paul Botes presents some of the most striking images from 2017

Uhuru Kenyatta sworn in for second term as President

Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in as President of Kenya for second term on Tuesday in Nairobi, Kenya's capital city.