A look at key data shows that the world is much better off today than ever before in history.
Too many African countries believe Beijing when they are told in negotiations that they must take it or leave it.
As we age, our bodies need different types of exercise. Here is a guide to doing the right exercise for your age.
Big investors seem to be mainly interested in Nollywood's already established popularity with African audiences.
Brazil's new president – often called the 'Trump of the tropics' for his inflammatory, right-wing rhetoric – won over poorer voters by stoking fear and resentment. Can he make them happy?
Data suggest that people are living many years in poor health in Africa.
Water supply systems weren't designed to deal with altering weather patterns brought about by climate change. This needs to change.
Instability in the DRC and Ebola's deadly properties is making it hard to contain the virus.
Human conflict can bring isolation to environments, which helps the local ecology thrive. After the war has ended, the return of nature is a poignant memorial and symbol of peace.
Sovereign access to the Pacific would bring Bolivia significant economic benefits.
For Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor, Elie Wiesel, 'never again' was 'a prayer, a promise, a vow'. Unfortunately, this vow is all too often broken.
Two new books about Zimbabwe deal with the coup in November 2017. But the country's treasures haven’t been dug up yet.
Why opportunities should be found to advance cooperation between Africa, China and the US as confidence building measures in US-China relations.
Trump and Bolsonaro may be against any action on climate change, but they are not the norm.
Colombian researchers hope to revive an endangered species by rehabilitating monkeys confiscated from smugglers. The captive animals' struggles show that survival is not guaranteed.
Two-thirds of people who report workplace sexual harassment say they lost their jobs or are retaliated against in other ways. Most never receive any money.
The Houthis belong to the Shiite branch of Islam. The Houthi insurgency began in the early 1990s, spurred in part by growing influence of different Sunni branches of Islam.
Some say the hysteria over screen time echoes parents' worries that their kids were watching too much TV in the 1980s. But new studies show there's nothing overblown about parents' growing concern.
Discovering that orangutans can communicate about things that happened in the past provides new clues to how human language evolved.
It could be a matter of days before the ebola epidemic in the DRC spreads to urban centres or spills over into neighbouring countries.