The programme has resulted in a remarkable reduction in infant and maternal mortality rates, even in remote areas of the country.
Two days after Zimbabwe's Independence Day, a pastor started an online movement by sharing a video about his disappointment in his home country.
The threat of severe food shortages in Ethiopia motivated Abebe Haregewoin and other expatriates into action, creating a Go Fund Me page.
Yoweri Museveni's government has banned live coverage of the opposition's 'defiance campaign'.
President Buhari’s anti-corruption plans have gone down a treat, but is there too much on his plate?
Impoverished women living in Kampala’s crime-ridden Katanga slum are boxing as a way to survive, but still have to contend with major setbacks.
The world must work together to stop Africa’s biggest security challenge: corruption - arguably one of Africa’s biggest killers.
The country has everything going for it yet is plagued by debts and mismanaged budgets, as the disastrous $850mn fishing scheme clearly illustrates.
Stance on ivory trade in Africa is not unified, with some countries calling for a global ban although others are open to elephant ivory trade.
Costs, stability and security concerns may stand in the way of nations with dreams of going fissile.
Activists are calling on Uganda to do what South Africa did not – arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir when he visits.
New evidence tracks the sanctions-busting journey of the precious metal from the East African country to popular consumer products.
Snapshots of Africa’s most popular beers and the breweries that created them during colonialism and post independence.
A young Somali woman narrowly avoided falling victim to an 'honour killing' by relatives when she was outed as gay.
New bond notes will be introduced to mitigate against possible abuses of the new exchange and export incentive facility the bank has established.
A word from the UN’s Ban Ki-moon and an EU trade pact have sent Morocco into a fury.
Barely 24 hours after opposition leader's arrest he was reportedly in a coma and without medical attention.
The Gambia's justice minister is to talk about human rights at the Pan-African Parliament.
A chronology of key events in Burundi. April 26 marks one year since violence erupted over President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term.