In rural southern Kenya, a gender officer in local government has set up a WhatsApp group to help the community intervene to protect their children.
Zimbabwe's economy collapsed under Mugabe - what are the key obstacles to overcome now he's gone?
The charity GiveDirectly has begun the world's largest Universal Basic Income experiment in Kenya.
A public-private partnership has made contraception accessible nationwide to help save women’s lives.
Non-traditional credit-scoring, flexible payment plans and greater user-friendliness are all reasons why fintech is more adapted to consumers in the developing world.
Political will for business reform is a key factor in Nigeria, Kenya and Morocco climbing the World Bank's Doing Business rankings.
Africans are increasingly challenging corrupt governments, exposing rigged elections, and demanding to be heard.
At clinics around the country, women trained as community health workers sit on benches under trees and offer free counselling to people struggling with mental health issues.
Rwanda has had strong success in achieving health-care equality across the country..
Most adults and children in Liberia struggle with basic reading and writing, but new initiatives are changing this.
Research suggests that African elephants are even more effective at using their sense of smell to detect TNT - the main component of landmines - than dogs.
Africa will require some $100 billion each year to close its infrastructure gap. Yet less than half of that is currently financed.
The advent of technology, especially internet and internet-enabled services, has made it much easier for countries in Africa to provide healthcare services to its citizens.
The population of Africa is increasing rapidly due to an imbalanced birth and death rate.
Africa's population is set to double by 2050. This represents a huge opportunity to shape and develop the continent, but only if the process of change is handled well. Here's how to do that