New discovery could be a game changer for archaeology.
Colonial powers plundered the heritage of countries all over the world – restitution is long overdue.
Trading rhino horn has been legalised in a bid to undercut poachers and the black market.
Times are changing – will the 2020s be Africa's decade?
The BBC drama about Rwanda tackles post-genocide events in a way few dramas or documentaries have done before.
Tanzania was an early, ardent believer in family planning. Now it joins a growing number of developing nations that see potential advantage in having a huge and growing workforce.
South Africa and Kenya have some valuable lessons for other African countries on how to finance urban infrastructure development.
The time for words is over – the world wants to see positive action if it is going to engage and invest.
Lung plague attacks cattle causing disease and death, and more than US$60 million in losses annually in Africa. A new vaccine could prevent the disease.
In just a few years, Burkina Faso has become the fourth largest gold exporter in Africa. But with 43% of the population still below the poverty line, what are the local benefits?
Africa's remaining sawfishes are found along the coasts of Madagascar and Mozambique. But they are under threat.
Without action about 50 African countries and surrounding islands will be affected by rising sea levels.
Planning for rivers is one thing, but implementation is another as urbanisation and population growth increases.
The UK's plans for post-Brexit trade and investment in Africa are pint-sized by the standards of other major players.
Rainforests may have played far more of a role in shaping human evolution than previously thought.
A lighting revolution is underway across Africa that's occurred largely without government or donor involvement.
Providing people with clean drinking water and sanitation is less expensive than grid electrification and it could improve more lives.
In many ways US-Kenya relations is in uncharted territory.
Pollution is killing people in the developing world at an alarming rate. While there are many reasons for this, one looms large: China.
Nobel prize winning author Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul was as hard on himself as on others.