Cuba will not legalize same-sex marriage, as gay activists hoped. But its new constitution adds greater protections for LGBTQ people and for women, and gives Cubans the right to own private property.
New research suggests that raising public awareness about antimicrobial resistance may have unintended consequences.
There is a significant elephant-poaching problem in northern Botswana that has likely been going on for over a year.
The Trump administration says President Maduro's 'days are numbered' after Venezuelan security forces killed four protesters. But any US-led operation to oust him is likely to be extremely unpopular.
While other Latin American countries like Argentina and Brazil led the way on reforming legal protections for domestic workers, Mexico looked the other way.
Many cinephiles were probably surprised at Green Book's Best Picture win - but given the Academy's track record, it shouldn't be that much of a shock.
A combination of reasons have led to the drying of the Sahel.
Exporting nuclear technology is lucrative, but without strict safeguards, buyers could divert it into bomb programs. Why is Saudi Arabia shopping for nuclear power, and should the US provide it?
Revealed: spotted hyaena are actually excellent hunters in their own right.
Kenya's LGBTI community will have to wait a while longer for the High Court's ruling on whether it will decriminalise homosexual relationships.
South Africa's finance minister delivered a budget that tried to balance serving the public interest, while maintaining the stability of public finances.
Having Egypt at the helm of the African Union might not bode well for human rights on the continent.
Children need more than school resources and qualified teachers to attain academic success.
The power dynamics in the World Bank have changed dramatically.
Shutting down or controlling access to the internet has become a go-to strategy among some African states who want to control the political narrative.
Drones are a tool to manage the threat of al-Shabaab, but there's no way they'll defeat the group entirely.
China has reneged on past promises it has made to the US. With the deadline for a deal fast approaching, the solution may lie in learning from a global organization the president hates: the WTO.
Leaders go in and out of fashion, making statues built in their memory a tricky issue.
This is not the first time a Nigerian poll has been postponed but it is certainly the most dramatic.
African newsrooms are using media analytics to study their audiences but there's a downside.