The disease known as sleeping sickness is on the decline but remains a concern in Africa. Now there's a theatrical event aimed at keeping the numbers down.
The countries hit by this unprecedented storm now must help survivors who may have lost nearly everything. We talk to an aid worker on the ground in Mozambique for insights.
Tens of thousands of people have been displaced by heavy rains that triggered floods and mudslides in southern Africa. The death toll is expected to rise.
Gloria Majiga-Kamoto, after seeing goats dying from eating plastic bags, took on the plastic industry and won the Goldman Environmental Prize. But Malawi's plastic industry still poses challenges.
They finally came true! He's Malawian. She's Dutch. They fell in love and hoped to wed but the pandemic got in the way. Here's the story of the happy day — and the latest challenge in their lives.
One by one, the elephants are being sedated and moved from Malawi's overcrowded Liwonde National Park to the much larger Kasungu park 236 miles away in the country's north.
The vaccine couldn't have come at a more critical time, with a surge in cases and deaths from malaria during the pandemic. But its efficacy — and its schedule — are far from ideal.
Patrick Phiri of Malawi met Fiona ten Have of the Netherlands met and fell in love. He proposed to her. She said yes. But the pandemic stymied their wedding plans. How are they doing now?
African nations had been counting on Serum Institute of India for nearly all their COVID vaccines. Now the company says it won't be sending any more for months. And African officials are scrambling.
How the chaotic system for distributing the world's vaccine supply is wreaking havoc in places that can least afford it.