Last year South Africa became the first country on the continent to register the use of a drug that could be used as an oral pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention.
Migration to cities has helped many South Africans to escape extreme poverty, even in tumultuous times.
A startup called Pembient is taking a novel approach to poaching: 3D printing rhino horns to flood the market and undercut black-market business
The BRICS initiative is 10 years old and has silenced many critics who thought its members were too economically, politically and geographically diverse to work together. But as cracks be...
Africa needs a science synthesis centre to tackle complex problems.
The South African government's "Expanded Public Works Programme" needs some alterations, to make it work for women.
Forty-eight percent of South Africans between the ages of 15 and 34 are unemployed. Closing the digital divide is an essential step to helping them find jobs.
Rhino poaching in South Africa continues to be a problem.
These are the Quartz Africa Innovators for 2017.
A populist backlash risks derailing Africa's biggest economy, writes Anders Borg, Sweden's former Finance Minister.
In Africa it’s almost impossible to be Muslim and gay. But this brave mosque leaders is challenging that.
Remote working shows clear economic and societal benefits, and should be used as an alternative to physical, work-related migration.
India needs to create 12-15 million new jobs each year for the next decade, just to keep up with new entrants to the labour market. Creating and filling those jobs is impossible without q...
From hefty banking fees to the convenience of cash, South Africa's road to financial inclusion is a bumpy one.
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