Government remains the major funder of universities. But it hasn't met its obligations even though many institutions face serious infrastructure decay.
With technology women are able to become agents of their own change.
The global target to eradicate polio is being missed because a number of countries are struggling to reach high vaccine coverage.
Jair Bolsonaro has very rightwing views likely to put a final nail in the coffin off Brazil's Africa moment spearheaded by former president Lula da Silva.
Can Obiageli Katryn Ezekwesili become the next Nigerian president?
A study of the mobility of poverty, or the movement of people in and out of poverty over time, provides a much more accurate picture.
The global poverty plot is thicker than what the World Bank would have us believe.
Many of the structural and institutional deficiencies that caused the collapse of Nigeria Airways are still present.
It's one thing to come up with food security plans. But implementing them is tough.
Flooding seems to be an inevitable reality for Nigeria. But the risks can be minimised.
State governments in Nigeria are increasingly playing the role reserved for the federal government.
Only 16 out of 48 African countries and islands have access to hospital services within the WHO's two-hour time threshold.
African Australians contribute to all major musical genres - from dance to hip hop and beyond.
With the right investment, the next few years could be extremely exciting for Nigerian neuroscience.
The British prime minister's visit to Africa comes amid increased interest by China and France.
Old people in Nigeria's cities can't even rely on public transport.
West African pidgins are unique, showing that they have come to stay no matter what some say or feel about them.
Nigerians go to the polls in 2019 in an election that the incumbent Muhammadu Buhari wants to win by any means necessary.
Soil scientists have rarely gone the extra mile to translate their knowledge into forms that can be integrated into economic decision making.
A survey shows 70% of South Africans feel immigrants pose a threat to the country.