Almost half of all Kenyans can't afford to consult a doctor when they fall sick.
In a country where hunting wildlife for food is a centuries-old practice, the association with Ebola challenges habits.
The occurrence of tropical cyclones in southern Africa is increasing, due to sea temperatures rising as a result of global warming.
A series of educational events are being planned for this month's solar eclipse
Owners of businesses that rely on the internet say they are struggling and some have even closed shop.
In 2016 alone, there were 60 arrests of Kenyan citizens and journalists, many of which were due to posts on social media
In 2016 Zimbabweans used social media to air their grievances, criticise and eventually mobilise citizens to demonstrate against government.
Dr. Sea specialises in internal medicine and cardiology and uses short videos to offer information and advice
Emerging diseases on which the experts are keeping a close eye.
The growth in cellphone ownership raises the potential for mobile money to reach unbanked people, giving them with a more affordable payments system
The offices of Jamii Forums were raided by police on December 14, and multiple other staff were questioned.
Kenya's medical workers have downed tools, demanding the implementation of a collective bargaining agreement signed in 2013.
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.
Social media is increasingly becoming a rallying point for those who want a change at the helm of the state.
'According to BBC, Mutharika recently described the media as "disgusting", saying it was peddling "nonsense and garbage".'
Until recently few African countries had legislation related to cybercrime. Police may need further training to deal with digital offences.
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.