In a country with the highest HIV rate, notions of male pride and responsibility stop men getting diagnosed and treated.
by Hannah McNeish
Poverty & Development
by Sam Cowie
by Lameck Masina
by Gift Phiri
Politics26 Jul 2014 01:55 GMT
Judge jails editor and rights lawyer for two years over articles critical of government and judiciary to deter others.
Africa10 Jul 2014 13:48 GMT
A decision on possible parole for apartheid death-squad leader Eugene de Kock to be made within a year.
Politics27 Jun 2014 07:39 GMT
Country dropped from African Growth and Opportunity Act over its crackdowns on protesters.
Business & Economy27 May 2014 00:33 GMT
Kingdom's official reserves will cover only four months of vital imports, central bank estimates.
Kenya04 Apr 2014 12:57 GMT
Kenya's parliament passed a bill allowing men to have a limitless number of wives, irritating women's rights groups.
Politics15 Nov 2013 16:58 GMT
Gambia is the second African state to announce a change in its diplomatic relationship with Taiwan this week.
China13 Nov 2013 05:33 GMT
Analysts believe the continent is moving past stereotypes around conflict but governance problems continue.
Politics14 Oct 2013 10:35 GMT
Swazis want reform, but do they want a multi-party system?
Politics25 Sep 2013 16:22 GMT
The king continues to choose the prime minister, but some cabinet ministers were ousted in a push for change.
Politics22 Sep 2013 13:42 GMT
Voters discuss their king and the country's controversial electoral process.
Politics21 Sep 2013 10:26 GMT
Final results are expected on Saturday, one day after the voting for 55 seats in parliament.
Swaziland20 Sep 2013 10:01 GMT
The prime minister must be chosen by the king, leading some opposition groups to boycott Friday's vote.
Africa13 May 2013 20:07 GMT
Tribal leaders contend that new law preventing child brides departs from traditional customs.
by Vito Laterza
by Siobhan Courtney
by Jason Hickel
by Tendai Marima
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