Southern Africa's liberation movements have been losing popularity and confronting a crisis of legitimacy.
South Africans can't afford to let the land debate be reduced to a shouting match.
What start is this for a regime promising Lazarus-like revival for the ruling party and its friends around the world -- not to mention ordinary Zimbabweans?
To truly understand their discipline, students need to interact with laboratory equipment. They must both fail and succeed at running experiments.
The government has won another term but voters have been clear that they want fresh faces and new ideas.
Zimbabweans face a complicated array of choices at the polls.
President Trump has been attacking the Fed's current policy of slowly raising interest rates. A former central bank official explains why that's so troubling.
As Emmerson Mnangagwa blames Grace Mugabe for a failed bombing at a rally, his rivals try to find a way to close the gap.
Many African elections are less than ideal. But is the rest of the world really that much better?
On World No Tobacco Day, the focus is usually on the health risks of cigarettes. But what about the way Big Tobacco exploits impoverished farmers in Malawi?
Teachers who are just starting out often lack the subject knowledge needed for effective teaching.
Improving livelihoods by exploring alternatives to wildlife trade would help to curb the poaching of threatened species like elephants.
At first, the 2010s seemed full of hope for democracy. The picture today is rather more complicated.
Zimbabwe has high hopes for a post-Mugabe era, but it has some serious growing pains to deal with first.
If the allegations are true Zimbabwe intends to prosecute Grace Mugabe for ivory and rhino horn smuggling.
Emmerson Mnangagwa has a struggle on his hands as president of Zimbabwe, but he doesn't face much of a challenge from the opposition.
Youth participation in elections and governance processes in Zimbabwe is low.
Numerous traditional African medicines are undeniably beneficial in treating disease or maintaining good health.
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.
Presidents Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki sought to use South Africa's diplomatic service to enable the country to punch above its weight.