To realise Kenya's oil, gas and mining potential, the sector needs more people with the right skills to support it.
Remarkable progress is being made on HIV treatment. But African countries need to work on sustainable ways to ensure the treatment programmes are not entirely dependent on foreign aid.
The movement known as the 'Pashtun Long March' and the 'Pashtun Spring' has emerged from a history of human rights abuses, regional politics and War on Terror policies.
Exactly 234,966 people have died in Mexico's 11-year drug war. Now the government wants to deploy soldiers to criminal hot spots, a move many fear will just increase violence and weaken the police.
Urbanisation has been a well-established trend and for some countries will continue to be. But some others experience the opposite with pictures of abandoned infrastructure.
For South Korea, hosting the Winter Olympics is a great opportunity to engage the world with Korean language and culture.
The audio version of a long read on the historical mistakes and cover ups that hampered the response to the devastating Ebola outbreak of 2014.
It's 200 years since the legendary African American abolitionist and ex-slave Frederick Douglass crossed the Atlantic and found freedom in northeast England.
There are several steps South Africa's governing party must take to strengthen democracy now that Jacob Zuma has resigned.
Whether as soldiers, suicide bombers or human shields, children are an increasingly common sight on the battlefield.
Cyril Ramaphosa is no Messiah, and when the post-Zuma champagne corks stop popping, South Africans need to assess him as a mere mortal.
The rich have to be taxed more and the poor need to be paid more, according to Oxfam International head of inequality policy Max Lawson.
The history of the rubber 'boom' reveals why.
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has resigned, paving the way for major changes in the country.
The mozzies are coming! A mosquito emoji will be available on your devices in mid 2018, providing a new angle for communicating the science and health implications of these very dangerous insects.
New research suggests politics and risk perception may explain why the US and Caribbean see climate change so differently, though both places are ever more vulnerable to powerful hurricanes.
Here's how athletes at the Winter Olympics are able to perform in extreme cold.
The poor management of South Africa's water is affecting the entire country.
Large companies have a big role to play in ensuring women’s rights are protected in industries such as horticulture.
It is not the first time that a Bollywood film such as Padmavaat has sparked controversy and tensions among diverse communities in India.