African cities are failing to raise development funds through bond markets.
Health and demographic surveillance systems are important to understand people and the societies that they live in.
Large companies have a big role to play in ensuring women’s rights are protected in industries such as horticulture.
Africa needs strong institutions. But they can only be built if there's a change in leadership.
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.
African governments must focus on developing and supporting highly-skilled water professionals.
One of the major scenes of a potential water crisis and conflict is the Nile River.
There have been growing concerns about Kenya's interference in the media's work.
While sovereign governments need to develop coherent frameworks to regulate cryptocurrency, permanent solutions will be found through international co-operation.
Local governance can have a real effect - positive or negative - on the quality of schooling.
South Africa, following its peaceful transition, occupied the moral high ground and could influence the agenda of intergovernmental bodies like the United Nations. Not anymore.
Arbitration hearings into the deaths of mentally ill patients has brought to light shocking cruelty and neglect on the part of South African officials.
Mental health care is neglected across Africa. But there are several reasons why countries should pay attention.
Family, marriage and culture are among the factors that influence black women's experiences as scientists.
Not since the bad old days of former President Daniel Moi's regime has Kenya witnessed such a swift and calculated assault on the media.
President Jacob Zuma shouldn't be allowed to detract from the momentum that Cyril Ramaphosa, the new president of the ruling ANC, has started to build.
Africa needs a new strategy for mother-tongue based bilingual education, from primary through to tertiary level.
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma's resistance to vacate the top job may be a blessing in disguise as it will stress test the country's political systems.
Multichoice's dominant power over South Africa's public sphere suggests that dropping ANN7 may send a bad signal for media freedom and democratic debate.