Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has been given the green light to run for another term. He should be happy, but he's not.
Without change, the trajectory of growth and development in the world will remain consistent with that of the past 80 years.
Conflict patterns in Africa have changed rapidly in recent years posing a challenge to peace and security.
Uganda needs to face the reality that many young people are sexually active and need information to protect themselves.
The transition into adulthood is challenging for young refugees: they face great adversity while trying to finishing school, find work and enter marriage.
A guerrilla movement in Mozambique could upend the government's plans for stability and prosperity.
E-commerce companies should deliberately build systems that are structured to provide supportive business environments for small and medium enterprises.
There are several projects and initiatives that offer hope amid all the bad news about African science.
More leaders in more African countries will abolish term limits unless organisations like the African Union take action.
If the referendum goes President Pierre Nkrunziza's way, it will also be a further blow to ordinary Burundians, who live in a state of hardship and adversity.
Are there cheaper alternatives to nuclear power to alleviate energy shortages in Africa?
Considerable effort has gone into improving laboratory services in many African countries. But the quality of tests is questionable.
Locations like border towns as well as people acting as middlemen provide key insights into Uganda's ivory trade.
Not all rebel armies use rape and sexual violence as a weapon. Some have actually designed ways to prevent such atrocities. How and what can we learn from them?
A day after agreeing a deal on resettling African asylum seekers with the UNHCR rather than forcibly deporting them, Israel announced the deal was off.
Some young East Africans believe that there is nothing wrong with corruption -- except in Rwanda.
Universities could mine alumni databases to improve individual institutions' work - and raise funds.
In Uganda, essential medicines are not being stocked at facilities that need them most. This includes drugs to treat chronic diseases.
Remarkable progress is being made on HIV treatment. But African countries need to work on sustainable ways to ensure the treatment programmes are not entirely dependent on foreign aid.
African cities are failing to raise development funds through bond markets.