Woody plants' cover has increased across large swathes of the continent in the past three decades.
Environmental organizations are using games to engage communities on conservation matters.
In Africa, biased media coverage is one of the reasons voters have little faith in credible elections.
Some human rights activists worry that Cameroon could be the site of Africa's next civil war.
The football world cup offers a useful chance to consider the apparent division between North and sub-Saharan Africa.
Africa has a real challenge when it comes to using academic research and evidence to design policies.
Video Assistant Referees at the World Cup finals in Russia might help African teams to do better than they have done so far.
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.