Bus Rapid Transit has powerful supporters around the world – but shouldn't public transport be designed in the public interest?
African countries need to find a way to present a common front to the rating agencies.
It's no wonder that he is many people's African prime minister of 2018. But will he make it through 2019?
If the violence feared in the aftermath of the election does manifest, it will be because of Congolese society’s commitment to and defence of democracy, not in spite of it.
Guinea pigs are a good livestock choice and don't compete with humans for their food.
A plastic bag has an average usage time of 20 minutes, while it can take up to 1000 years to break down in the environment.
Medium-scale farms are an important driver of agricultural and rural transformation in much of Africa.
2018 is on track to become only the second coup-free year in a century. Coup risk is way down worldwide, thanks to growing political stability in Latin America. Africa has the highest risk of coup.
New media platforms have changed the way people create, consume and relate the news.
In the fight against cholera, new research in the DRC suggests that the rehabilitation of water networks would be more sustainable than other interventions whose effectiveness is debatable.
If we need more trees, many will have to be introduced into managed agricultural mosaic landscapes.
African countries are sure to face more flooding in the future, they need to adapt or risk loosing the progress that's already been made
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.