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Mothers need support to manage the demands of a scientific career with their family responsibilities. Photo/Shutterstock

22Jan 2018
The Guardian

There are a number of discussions to be had about women scientists in Africa: why there are so few, for instance; or how more can be drawn into...

Augustin Loufoua fled his village when he heard the helicopters. Photo/IRIN

22Jan 2018
The Guardian

The shells of burnt-out vehicles rust in the rain and crumbling houses poke out through the...

Medical supply clipart. Photo/FILE

22Jan 2018
The Guardian

Africa has the highest prevalence of communicable diseases in the world – both in terms of...

10Jan 2018
The Guardian

A century ago, an Italian immigrant told a joke: “Before I came to America, I thought the...

10Jan 2018
The Guardian

Abuk Moukiir stands barefoot in a dry field, harvesting a few remaining peanuts with her bare,...

09Jan 2018
The Guardian

At the dawn of independence, incoming African leaders were quick to prioritize education on...

09Jan 2018
The Guardian

When Moses Swaray stepped onstage to sing “Amazing Grace” in the auditorium of the Unity...

09Jan 2018
The Guardian

The rails have been laid – thousands of kilometres of rails deteriorating due to lack of use, to...

09Jan 2018
The Guardian

Last year was an annus horribilis for 52-year-old Newton Gunathileka. A paddy smallholder from...

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