As a Kenyan court case into the matter resumes, the ability to bear children continues to decide many women's social standing and inheritance.
Nearly 90% of terminations of pregnancies are performed in developing countries.
Pontsho Pilane recently presented a proposal to Parliament to introduce free pads for poor people who menstruate. Here’s what she learned.
Mia Malan answers six important questions about the HIV prevention pill in three minutes.
In the late 2000s, a trio of businessmen smuggled expired ARVs from Africa into Europe and sold them at a 4 000% markup. This is why it's news now.
Is South Africa breeding a nation of abusers and victims? Mia Malan interrogates why sexual violence in the country is so prevalent.
Africa’s megacities absorb a significant share of national populations.
Lack of industry confidence may be the biggest challenge for young female entrepreneurs.
Rampant e-fraud in Nigeria’s banking system is making it hard to persuade more people to open bank accounts.
Social capital needs to be fostered so that communities are able to build from within.
Countries on the continent should work harder to ensure accountability for international crimes, writes Ottilia Anna Maunganidze.
In patron states, the same US-sponsored resources used to combat terrorism have also been employed against its detractors.
Governments need to develop health equity surveillance systems to overcome the current lack of data.
Understanding where Africa’s next major modern disease crisis will emerge is critical to monitoring and control.
Scientists do science to improve society. Africa’s challenges are a golden opportunity to demonstrate its value.