The ICC is meant to be a Court of last resort, to ensure justice for victims and to end impunity. It's not living up to these promises.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa's decision to double the price of petrol shows very poor judgement and bad leadership.
Drones are being used to combat malaria in Zanzibar.
Gabon is a wealthy and stable country and this might explain why the January 7 coup attempt failed.
Non-Timber Forest Products don't often feature in discussions about poverty reduction and alleviation.
Aid has never been just about helping people. It's also about gaining influence and exercising soft power.
Using a large number of computers to screen TB drugs reduces the cost and time.
Significant new insights are emerging for the treatment of malaria, and eventually its eradication.
Nigeria's agricultural sector simply isn't equipped to produce the amount of rice to meet demand.
The African National Congress faces two big challenges: fewer South Africans trust it, while its electoral support has been waning.
Researchers have increasingly turned to DNA sequencing to help identify and track diseases like Ebola.
Post conflict recovery is largely driven by the assumption that as soon as conflict ends, normality returns.
The vision set out by Cyril Ramaphosa has the seeds for galvanising South Africans to get back on the right path. But it urgently needs a plan to make it happen.
Guinea pigs are a good livestock choice and don't compete with humans for their food.
Felix Tshisekedi may have clinched DRC's presidency but the road ahead won't be a smooth one.
Very few women, especially those married, feel protected by the domestic violence laws in Sierra Leone.
Referenda have their place in democracy, but can also be misused.
Given the range of support for President Omar al-Bashir it isn't surprising that he's managed to resist pressure to step down.
Car-free days could work in Nairobi where traffic, congestion and air pollution is a real problem.
Women entrepreneurs in Africa struggle to obtain credit, and to access entrepreneurship education.