A significant change in political mentality is required to shore up one of Africa's leading lights.
There are reasons to be cautiously optimistic about Bissau-Guinean politics going forward.
A human rights approach offers central banks a new tool for understanding the true costs and benefits of their operations.
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.
Women who survive violence in Kenya are building peace in their communities.
The story of Asameni and Christiansborg Castle’s keys reveals the complexities of decisions taken during the transatlantic slave trade.
Ugandan women MPs are working with men to amplify their own voices and pass meaningful laws.
At least in the short term, it looks unlikely that Jammeh will face either his victims or consequences for human rights abuses
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.
It's unclear how relations between Addis Ababa and Asmara will develop but the warmth has largely gone.
Sharing data openly across regions and organisations can help to accelerate preparedness and responses to public health emergencies.
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.
Neither French nor American, Senegalese secularism stands midway between these two models
Election to the Security Council is prestigious for member states because it gives them a seat at the highest table of global decision-making.
In addition to being poorly trained, Nigeria's school teachers are being outnumbered by a growing population.
The debate about the mandate of the South African Reserve Bank must be located within a clearly articulated political vision and social compact on the kind of society South Africans aspire to.
Ethiopia's internally displaced populations are a stain on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's first term in office.
What should be done to ensure that the SDGs actually change countries' development trajectories? Here are four practical steps.
With accessible software tools and workflows, machines can be left to do the laborious work so that people can focus on planning, thinking and doing.
Zimbabwe has a severe energy crisis because its major sources of electricity are struggling to keep up with demand.