The process of institutionalisation may be patchy and uneven. But one thing is clear: Africa is not without functioning institutions.
Not all African leaders are willing to be swept by the democratic reforms of the early 2000s.
Italy's first black senator, and the party he represents, won't be advancing the fight against xenophobia.
Schools and students are often targeted during times of armed conflict. Abducted children can be recruited as soldiers and schools are ideal locations for military headquarters.
Claims about Cambridge Analytica's role in elections in Nigeria and Kenya have been overstated.
Corruption has gotten so bad in Nigeria that animals are getting in on the act.
Universities could mine alumni databases to improve individual institutions' work - and raise funds.
Numerous traditional African medicines are undeniably beneficial in treating disease or maintaining good health.
The US Secretary of State's mission to Africa will produce few benefits for the continent or for US-Africa relations.
Talk of ethnic and religious conflict between Muslim Fulani herders and local Christian farmers misses the full picture – this is about resources.
To realise Kenya's oil, gas and mining potential, the sector needs more people with the right skills to support it.
Authors Lutz and Klingholz explore how mass literacy became a revolution that changed the world.
The decision to repatriate migrants is a welcome intervention. But, it fails to consider the fundamental causes.
The international community has failed to recognise the new political visions being articulated by young musicians and activists across Africa.
South Africa has tended to prioritise race relations over gender relations since formal apartheid ended.
The subject of Technology can be used to support and develop pupils' entrepreneurial skills.
Obesity is on the rise among urban African women of reproductive age in all of the 24 countries studied.
Social media rumours are putting Nigeria's vaccination campaigns at risk.
Amos Tutuola has contributed significantly to the resilience of ways of life and worldviews that could easily have disappeared under the weight of colonialism, globalisation and the market economy.
African board games are learning spaces for players to develop cognitive and non-cognitive skills given the mechanics or rules embedded in these games.