It could be a matter of days before the ebola epidemic in the DRC spreads to urban centres or spills over into neighbouring countries.
The Siemens scandal needs to be remembered because it's emblematic of what needs to be done to stop corruption.
A cross party alliance? A fresh election? None of the options look particularly appealing right now.
This was the party admitting that no one else could do a better job of negotating Brexit.
There’s an orderly fashion to so-called disruptive "manifestations", as they’re called in French. But the "gilets jaunes" didn’t follow the rules. So who exactly broke the rules?
South Africa's electoral commission's failure to ensure a credible voters' roll threatens to undo its legacy of free and fair elections.
Five major finds this year adds to our understanding of evolution and ancient life history.
Drivers buy less gas when filling the tank burns holes in their wallets.
For two-and-a-half years misstep has followed misstep.
The UN Security Council's response to the most recent Ebola outbreak has been weak. But what options does it have?
The intricacies of Lebanese politics mean Syrian refugees continue to be scapegoated.
Cameroon being stripped off hosting the Africa Cup of Nations affects its international reputation and is likely to impact the economy.
Ordinary people are being deeply affected by the continued violence tearing apart Cameroon.
It might have looked like her only choice, but postponing the vote was the wrong move for a weak prime minister.
We can't agree what the 'will of the people' was in 2016, but these are the representatives they elected in 2017.
Well resourced and empowered nurses could help to quickly spread universal health care.
The gilets jaunes protests show we need to fight inequality for a just transition to a low-carbon society.
From a peak of US$19,783, Bitcoin's value has fallen by 80%. What makes Bitcoin worth anything?
Once we understand genocide as something that can take awhile, with victims dying of starvation and disease rather than outright murder, we can recognize the genocide of Indigenous peoples in Canada.
Drones are low cost and easy to operate. They give quality, high resolution outputs, and can be deployed fast and often.