Drones are low cost and easy to operate. They give quality, high resolution outputs, and can be deployed fast and often.
Human Rights Day might not be a reason for celebrations. But it's a useful reminder of what's been achieved over 70 years.
The awarding of the Nobel Prize for Peace to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad should strengthen efforts against the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war.
There have been positive changes in Ethiopia but major challenges, including ethnic tensions, remain.
In countries like South Africa which has a big and robust mining sector, tailings need to be managed with extra care.
For many Zimbabweans Robert Mugabe will remain a contested figure.
Water and power cuts prompted by reduced rainfall and drought in Southern Africa have caused major problems for business.
There is concern that Nigeria's attitude towards foreign direct investors may erode inward capital flows.
Mali has had a tumultuous 2018, and 2019 might not be any better.
Self-examination DNA collection techniques can help women bring the perpetrators of sexual violence to justice.
Neutrons can penetrate through matter, which means they can be harnessed for all sorts of important work.
Surveys shows that the majority of Africans prefer democracy, despite its flaws, to the alternatives.
Human capital is a key contributor to a country's economy. Here's how families and the state can nurture this asset.
It is difficult to see how the EU can allow its key African migration work to be supervised by Eritrea.
The transition to digital media is messy, and sometimes bloody -- and beat journalism is among the victims.
The frequency of intense tropical cyclones is increasing in the South Indian Ocean - a region that previously didn't have these.
Failure by South Africa's municipalities to provide housing for the poor violates a Constitutional Court ruling.
South Africa’s Constitutional Court has performed remarkably well in protecting democracy since 1995.
The leading causes of death in sub-Saharan Africa for adults 15 to 49 years were AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, maternal disorders, and road injuries.
Archaeological research at Christiansborg Castle in Ghana has provided an in-depth understanding of Danish, Ga and Danish-Ga lived experiences during the eighteenth century transatlantic slave trade.