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.
Many talented African footballers follow the exodus to Europe's football leagues. But many are stuck in the lower leagues, without the glory and wealth they dream of.
To improve, African countries need to find a balance between political and economic matters. This is where leadership becomes particularly important. But this is currently lacking on the continent.
The marked increase in the number of Nigerian pastoralists fleeing Boko Haram terror in northeastern Nigeria last year reflects a trend that started three years ago.
Africa has deep-rooted problems: poverty, disease, corruption and war. Could these be solved through mathematical science?
Innovative initiative aims to inspire pupils on the continent to take up careers in science.
Africa needs to develop a new generation of academics to drive the continent's teaching, learning, research and critical thinking into the future.
Studying in Africa can be enormously valuable for American college students, but only if they're prepared to venture beyond hotels and lecture halls to really learn about the continent.
It's propaganda for sure but getting the Nigerian group on board does the caliphate no harm.