Tastier kid-friendly tablets will help take the guess work out of treating the country's tiniest TB patients.
Pontsho Pilane explains why women may choose a Caesarian section over a vaginal birth, especially in the private sector.
The United Nations has made the gathering of data on girls across the world the coming year’s focus.
Time is running out for hundreds of families who may never find the final resting place of loved ones lost to Ebola.
Decriminalising sex work could help avert almost half of all new HIV infections globally in the next 10 years.
A lack of funding and unfolding food crisis mean that prisoners fall to the bottom of the food chain.
The pilots' union has called for an indefinite strike in protest of "poor management". The airline says the threatened action has already cost it.
The prime minister also says that the country's "solid foundation" lends itself to a quick economic recovery, following months of violent protests.
Amnesty said cobalt used in lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles, phones and laptops could come from mines in DRC that use child labour.
It is particularly dangerous to be an elderly person in Tanzania’s rural areas and villages.
Continued strikes in Nigeria's health care sector has meant that many patients go without much-needed care.
A number of the superstars of Europe’s multi-billion football industry are Africans, prompting others from the continent to follow.
The North African country - which has over nine million Facebook users - aims to cure compulsive users of technology through its rehab programme.
Current visa rules are a major impediment to professional travel. Scientists miss out on opportunities to collaborate globally.
Authorities frame the Cybercrime Act as an important tool for fighting child pornography, cyber-bullying, racist and xenophobic content online.