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In 2007, a severe drought in Lesotho and South Africa drastically reduced crop yields and increased food prices, creating food insecurity for many people.
Two women have started a campaign called Water for Future, that aims to tackle river pollution in Johannesburg's Jukskei while creating job opportunities.
Hotel Sky in Johannesburg is the first African hotel to deploy robots, as three new robots help with room service, travel information and moving luggage.
A pioneering scheme that exploits the similarities between knitting and coding is one way Black South African women are being encouraged to take up careers in tech.
Southern Africa shows how 4IR technologies can enable access to trusted data and driving the economic rebound in the wake of COVID-19.
This year's World AIDS Day holds extra significance in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Our response to HIV/AIDS offers lessons in tackling COVID-19.
Could applying modern e-hailing technology to private mass transport in Africa produce mobility options that improve life in the continent's major cities?
Cape Town has an 80% higher chance of another 'Day Zero' drought by the end of the century if greenhouse gas-emissions keep rising at current rates, according to research.
Ingenuity, experience, and strong public health measures have helped the continent keep COVID-19 numbers down, according to the World Health Organization.
Coronavirus has put those with pre-existing conditions such as HIV at higher risk of a fatal response to COVID-19, so how do they still access care in a pandemic?
With Nelson Mandela International Day on 18 July, here are some of his best quotes on important issues that people still face all over the world.
The Forum is hosting its latest virtual briefing on COVID-19 in Africa, in partnership with the World Health Organization.
How African states respond and adapt to de-globalization, debt and digitalization will have significant implications for their future economies and societies.
The Forum on Thursday hosted its latest virtual briefing on COVID-19 in Africa, in partnership with the World Health Organization.