The virus’ resurgence, this time in a city of more than one-million people could set the scene for a fast-spreading disaster.
Maternal deaths in developing regions would fall by 73% if all women had access to contraception and maternal healthcare, shows new research.
Taps in capital city of Maputo being turned off every other day as climate change exacerbates southern African drought
Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh will be the first African head of state to be tried for violating the rights of HIV-positive people.
Why the World Bank may have peddled some dodgy facts about this mental health condition.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of children die gasping for air. This could help to change that.
When TB strikes, the fight to live can come at the cost of a way of life for the country's nomads. This could help ease the pain.
Nigeria's latest and largest epidemic has claimed almost 100 lives. Find out more about the virus.
When Ella and her cousin reached a refugee camp in Sudan, it seemed to herald safety. Instead, it was the start of an all too familiar ordeal.
International insecticide brand Mortein claims that Nigeria contributes 23% of the world’s malaria cases. Does the figure hit the mark?
The real revolution is yet to come when it relates to the country’s opioid epidemic.
Take a look at life after war for the women abducted by Ugandan rebel Joseph Kony.
One in four Zimbabweans suffers from mental illness, but untrained female health workers are setting a new benchmark for the treatment of patients.
Go inside the international network of women willing to break the law to give people access to termination of pregnancy services.
For decades, we’ve struggled to solve the riddle: How do you get reluctant men to test for HIV. Could we finally have an answer?
For nearly three decades, a thriving sex-trafficking industry has been operating between Nigeria and Italy. Can this woman help break the chain?
Abandoned as children, women in Harare are now teaching one another to fight for their futures.
Thanks to a pioneering project survivors and perpetrators of the Rwandan genocide now live side by side in 'reconciliation villages'.
Traditional West African ‘healers’ and Sicilian psychiatrists are struggling to help free Nigerian women forced into prostitution.
Despite our complicated relationship with it, our poo could one day power our cell phones, tablets and laptops.