Reports of profligacy by the leaders of the Pan African Parliament could further diminish its legitimacy, which is already being questioned .
Female teachers can act as role models who enhance girls’ motivation and learning outcomes.
More leaders in more African countries will abolish term limits unless organisations like the African Union take action.
Since the second world war nearly every Olympic Games has seen athletes seeking asylum in the Games host country.
Numerous traditional African medicines are undeniably beneficial in treating disease or maintaining good health.
New ways of managing water have emerged in some of Africa's urban and peri-urban areas.
Africa needs strong institutions. But they can only be built if there's a change in leadership.
The past 12 months provided further evidence of the danger of democratic backsliding in Africa. But it also saw powerful presidents suffer embarrassing setbacks in a number of countries.
Cameroon's Anglophone crisis that's pitted its English speaking citizens against the central government could result in the country being denied preferential trade agreements with the US.
Scholars have started to investigate what it really means to be middle class in Africa.
Anglophones have long complained that their language and culture are marginalised. They say if this doesn't change, they must be granted independence.
The idea that terror groups like Boko Haram fund their activities through ivory poaching in Africa is a compelling narrative. But it’s undermining wildlife conservation and human rights.
A disease suspected to be monkeypox is on the rampage in Nigeria. In less than one month, it has spread to seven of the country's 36 states and infected 31 people.
Despite their dangers, skin-bleaching products are grow in popularity in Africa, Asia and even Europe. France's colonial history holds one of the keys to better understanding this trend.
The transnational project conceived 30 years ago to replenish the drying waters of Lake Chad finally seems poised to take off. But first, internal politics within member states must be overcome.
Academies simply don't know how they're doing when it comes to the representation of women compared to their counterparts within the science-policy environment.
To understand the full scale of the world's linguistic diversity, we should be thinking about languages and how speakers relate to them.
Despite being led by different presidents over the past six decades, the French government's policy on Africa has been faithful to its neo-colonial roots. Will Macron's government be any different?
A time-series analysis of tree cover loss before, during and after road construction reveals a strong relationship between infrastructure development and accelerating deforestation.
Combining new technologies, including Global Forest Watch, a Forest Monitoring App and Participatory 3D Modelling, brings out traditional knowledge of the elders.