Africa’s climate scientists deserve global attention. In the lead up to COP26, here are the ones to watch.
From the continent’s national parks and major cities, three young leaders tell Africa Science Focus reporter Michael Kaloki how they are driving sustainable development in their communities.
Are genetically engineered mosquitoes a public health gamechanger, or an ecosystems threat?
Reporter Michael Kaloki investigates what’s being done to rehabilitate and replenish Africa’s forests and drylands.
Internet shutdowns and infrastructure failures threaten development, say network access champions.
The East African Crude Oil Pipeline: windfall or white elephant for Uganda and Tanzania?
This week on Africa Science Focus, reporter Michael Baruti asks whether universal access to affordable, reliable and sustainable energy can be achieved in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2030.
This week on Africa Science Focus, reporter Charles Pensulo speaks to malaria experts about resistance to artemisinin — a first-line drug used to treat malaria.
With millions of tonnes of plastic waste produced each year on the continent, Africa Science Focus investigates how communities are managing this plastic tsunami.
Overcrowding and appalling conditions in prisons create disease and hunger threats for Africa’s poorest, say advocates.
This week Africa Science Focus explores reasons why the uptake of contraception remains low in Sub-Saharan Africa, despite increasing demand.
How art and music could be a game-changer in fighting diseases in Africa.
Will Tanzania’s new president Samia Suluhu Hassan chart a new course for the country’s COVID-19 response?
With new Ebola outbreaks in Guinea and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa Science Focus investigates whether the Ebola virus can be sexually transmitted.
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