In the rarely visited town of Gedeb, fears are rife over state plans to return 150 000 people to areas they fled because of ethnic violence.
These ATMs can decrease the number of patients in clinics but health workers are not helping to achieve that goal.
Scientists and campaigners warn that factories in coastal villages are wreaking environmental and economic havoc.
Why the storm may have conspired with a savage drought to deliver a deadly second blow to Zimbabwe where 70% of people are in dire need of food.
Before 2011, this country couldn’t screen for cervical cancer let alone prevent it. Since then everything’s changed.
This country tested out a national health insurance. Find out what happened next.
In Kivalo, where cyclones, overfishing and rising seas threaten livelihoods, beekeeping offers an unlikely alternative to fishing.
South Africa's public health nurses are infamous for having bad attitudes. Could a pair of goggles help them change their ways?
Presented this week at the World Health Assembly, the document could usher in a new era in affordable healthcare. Here's why we need it.
General anaesthetic is supposed to make surgery painless. Now there’s evidence that one person in 20 may be awake when doctors think they’re under.
Having banned female genital cutting, his ousting was good for democracy, but but bad for women's bodies.
Inside the Kenyan village that began as a refuge for survivors of sexual violence.
Since the country’s rollout, less than a quarter of people who’ve started taking the HIV prevention pill are young women — despite high HIV rates.
This invasive plant clogs our dam and rivers but in Kenya, it’s become the next big thing in renewable energy.
For years, catching this drug-resistant bacteria meant painful treatment that risked your hearing and mental health. Now, that could be changing.
About 15 years after their son died while illegally detained at a deportation centre outside Johannesburg, this family still hasn't found his grave.