Video Assistant Referees at the World Cup finals in Russia might help African teams to do better than they have done so far.
More leaders in more African countries will abolish term limits unless organisations like the African Union take action.
Fela Kuti's critically engaging lyrics, and his intense and methodical delivery, provide an important window to exposing students to critical understanding of the global system.
The DRC has developed good systems to diagnose Ebola. But it's surveillance systems are still weak.
A big rise in armed attacks in the Sahel - and the intensity of the attacks in recent years - is now seen as a major source of concern.
US President Donald Trump will have an opportunity to showcase his "deep respect" for Africa when his Nigerian counterpart visits.
Civil conflict, displacement, rising food prices, and climate change all cause food insecurity in Nigeria.
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.