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.
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.
This invasive plant clogs our dam and rivers but in Kenya, it’s become the next big thing in renewable energy.
About 15 years after their son died while illegally detained at a deportation centre outside Johannesburg, this family still hasn't found his grave.
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.
Unsafe in Somalia and unwanted in Kenya, refugees increasingly risk abduction in search of a better life.
Desperate to reach Europe, migrants from Africa are travelling to Egypt to sell body parts to pay for their passage.
The continent’s largest film industry has been getting mental health all wrong with dangerous consequences. Now, that’s changing.
Zimbabwe’s tight abortion laws aren’t curbing demand, they’re driving them underground — and it’s about to get worse.