Water pumped from the Nile is the only option for 98% of the residents of South Sudan's capital.
When a river and several hours of dirt roads stand between you & the nearest hospital, giving birth can be deadly. One nurse is hoping to change that.
It’s been five years since the country prohibited same-sex marriage and LGBTI gatherings, and the climate of fear left in its wake could be deadly.
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Common cough, flu and pain medicines can be addictive. Codeine addiction is an increasingly well-known problem in South Africa.
Report unearths neglect in Kenyan institutions, yet discrimination means children may be at risk of being killed if they remain in communities
This invasive plant clogs our dam and rivers but in Kenya, it’s become the next big thing in renewable energy.
This province reported skyrocketing rates of teen pregnancy but behind the figures lies a story about sex, knowledge and data.
Some districts report Caesarean rates of 40%, which is much higher than the 26% national average for public hospitals.
In Kivalo, where cyclones, overfishing and rising seas threaten livelihoods, beekeeping offers an unlikely alternative to fishing.
Some residents in rural towns in Mpumalanga have to chose between buying food or going to the doctor.
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The joy of motherhood is killed by a moral and ethical dilemma when doctors advise termination of a pregnancy.
Zimbabwe’s tight abortion laws aren’t curbing demand, they’re driving them underground — and it’s about to get worse.
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.