Angola's new President João Lourenço has shown some willingness to engage in more inclusive politics.
The argument isn't whether African democracies are better than those in the West. It's simply that the idea of "real" and "not yet real" democracies expresses a colonial mentality, not reality.
Significant new insights are emerging for the treatment of malaria, and eventually its eradication.
Data suggest that people are living many years in poor health in Africa.
HIV negative children born to women with HIV have a greater risk of dying before their first birthday.
At an international summit in Egypt this month, nations will hopefully make progress towards recognising the economic value of wildlife and other environmental assets.
For hot, dry and water-stressed countries like Botswana and Namibia, high temperatures and droughts will be more severe than the global average.
African Australians contribute to all major musical genres - from dance to hip hop and beyond.
Botswana has been an unparalleled elephant conservation success story. That seems to be changing.
In reality, cybersecurity attacks are like a disease affecting people globally.
Without contextual knowledge, education and adaptation, foreign or imposed practices or resources cause new sets of problems.
Without change, the trajectory of growth and development in the world will remain consistent with that of the past 80 years.
Each meteorite is a piece of the puzzle to understanding our solar system.
Botswana is launching a consultative process to review the current ban on elephant hunting.
Not all African leaders are willing to be swept by the democratic reforms of the early 2000s.
In practice, land expropriation in South Africa will be a matter of deciding which descendants of the dispossessed are entitled to it.
The EU and UK are fuelling the illegal trade through their continuing sale of legal ivory items.
The subject of Technology can be used to support and develop pupils' entrepreneurial skills.
Too often developments in one country are seen in isolation. In southern Africa events in one affect others in the region.
A precursor to the Square Kilometre Array- the MeerKAT telescope - is being built right now and remarkable progress has been made in the last 12 months.