A significant change in political mentality is required to shore up one of Africa's leading lights.
Salt consumption in China is among the highest in the world.
A human rights approach offers central banks a new tool for understanding the true costs and benefits of their operations.
Mexico is the second most dangerous country for women in Latin America. Yet the new government is slashing funding for programs meant to protect and empower women.
South Africa's economic reforms of the 1990s were overdone, destroying some industries and thus impacting economic growth and job creation. A re-balancing of industrial policy is called for.
The leak of US dipomatic cables by Wikileaks revealed some equally frank assessments of British politicians.
The story of Asameni and Christiansborg Castle’s keys reveals the complexities of decisions taken during the transatlantic slave trade.
The 2019 season has been one of Mount Everest's deadliest for climbers.
Development should not be pursued at the expense of the very people who helped to create value and meaning in the city.
Western aid has resulted in an Anglo-American culture of journalism education which has proved impractical to implement in African countries with illiberal political regimes.
Now that African countries have signed up for the continental free trade agreement, they must complete the institutional loop by jumpstarting the creation of the African Monetary Fund.
Election to the Security Council is prestigious for member states because it gives them a seat at the highest table of global decision-making.
Multiple sclerosis and endometriosis in women both used to be diagnosed as hysteria. The same could be happening with 'Havana syndrome.'
Being part of a gang may increase the chance of dying young, but when gang members leave their old lives behind, they can find that their street smarts come in handy.
In VR you can explore the world from a different point of view. And studies have shown that experiencing new perspectives in the virtual world can alter your behaviour in real life.
Restoring tropical rainforests is good for the climate, wild species and humans. But where to start? A new study pinpoints locations that will maximize benefits and minimize negative impacts.
Migration offers a fix for the islands 'drowning' as a consequence of the climate crisis – but are there better alternatives?
Ethiopia's internally displaced populations are a stain on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's first term in office.
Organizations try to hide mistakes and evade responsibility, studies show. But two scholars analyzing militant and terrorist groups say they are willing to acknowledge their mistakes – sometimes.
Winner of the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize and one of the most recognizable faces of Buddhism, the Dalai Lama has turned 84 and the question of a successor is pressing – and controversial.