India’s general election, held over six weeks in April and May, pits the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party’s Narendra Modi against a varied band of opponents, including Rahul Gandhi.
Bad tourists are causing a global backlash, with consequences for the entire industry.
In some West African communities, age and magico-religious beliefs have a huge role to play in a woman's independence.
The deal between the DRC and the Chinese company Sicomines didn't take into account how the Congolese people would benefit.
In Ghana vigilante groups are formed to act on behalf of political parties.
There are limits to what charities can do now about past donors who are accused of morally reprehensible behavior.
China is funding global infrastructure projects to expand its influence and capacity for economic growth.
A military confrontation between Uganda and Rwanda remains implausible. But the stand-off between the two countries is reminiscent of the worst days between them.
Research shows that women in Africa are more likely to die as a result of complications related to C-sections.
In the past few decades, there's been more critique of global knowledge inequalities and the global North's dominance.
Political leverage aside, it's a major source of water in a parched corner of the world that harbors significant oil deposits.
The Democratic Republic of Congo's new leader Felix Tshisekedi is being undermined by the outgoing regime of Joseph Kabila.
Our new paper titled ‘DNA barcoding validates species labelling of certified seafood’ presents the largest and most comprehensive assessment of MSC-labelled products to date.
From New Orleans to Haiti to Mozambique, global inequality plays a major role in making disasters deadly.
The US president's tweet declaring the US would recognise Israeli sovereignty over the Syrian territory was unexpected and will do nothing for regional stability.
Kenya needs a national strategic environmental assessment which focuses on the use of sand for large scale construction.
New research shows that the treatment of drug resistant-TB can be reduced from the current duration of 20 to 24 months to less than a year.
While the international conservation community unites against the captive breeding of big cats in South Africa, the government stalls.
A new experiment at CERN has discovered a source of asymmetry between matter and antimatter that could help explain why we are here at all.
The recent storms provide a grim reminder of the prospect of future tropical cyclones in a region under continued threat from climate change.