The most effective way to provide children in the CAR with access to education is to aim interventions at them directly.
In many instances, social media appears to be amplifying violence, creating a culture of impunity when perpetrators are not held accountable, and increasing insecurity and suspicion.
Displaced by the terrorist insurgency in Northeast Nigeria, refugees aren't wallowing in self-pity. They're mobilising whatever resources they can to rebuild livelihoods.
Borders are porous between North Kivu province of the DRC and neighbouring countries, so the potential for spread is highly likely.
Inequality persists in post-apartheid South Africa, reflecting the distribution of power. Reversing this will require changing the social processes and relations that underpin it.
Ebola is difficult to contain because of human social and behavioural factors. But it can be if 100% of the infected people's contacts are identified and monitored.
Boko Haram has the highest number of women fighters in the history of terror
The aim was to understand intense social problems that accompany people's medical problems.
By placing less emphasis on public opinion, and questioning public morality as the basis of its decision, the latest High Court decision shows that times have indeed changed.
When the establishment retains some leverage over reformers change can be slow, superficial, and short-lived. Sudan appears to be a textbook case of this scenario.
June 12 is widely regarded as the most important day in Nigeria's post-independence poltiical history
After recent elections, South Africa are grappling with what the reasons are for the declining trend in youth participation in the 2019 elections.
In spite of noble promises in their constitutions, many countries have a very restrictive approach to demonstrations.
Global attitudes to gender and sexual diversity are changing. Some embrace the diversity; others push back.
A weakened central power makes it easier for violent groups - like highway bandits, local militias and armed bands of jihadists - to emerge and thrive.
The killing of protesters by the Sudanese military signifies its reluctance to hand over power, as demanded by the African Union.
Food safety studies in Ethiopia reveal that unlocking consumer demand for safe food is critical to stopping the millions of deaths and illnesses from foodborne pathogens across the continent.
Paid employment is no longer a guarantee that workers will earn enough to cover their basic needs and become relatively secure financially. Hence the global phenomenon of the working poor.
The proposal to redevelop Jamestown would not only occupy a prime site with historical significance, it would displace a large community along with their heritage, skills and traditions.
Felix Tshisekedi must come out from under former premier Joseph Kabila's thumb.