The question of land has been hotly contested in Namibia ever since independence.
Smart roads in Africa could help reduce the impact of flooding and other disasters that affect rural communities.
As South Africa became an international pariah, it began working in shady ways through even more shady operators, including getting arms from the Soviet Union and China.
With technology women are able to become agents of their own change.
The appointment of women into positions of power can break stereotypes and inspire girls.
Trokosi is an ancient practice in West Africa where virgin girls, some as young as six are sent as slaves to make amends for wrongs committed by their families.
Throughout the entire period, central political power has been almost absolute.
Ghana needs to deal with the underlying causes of floods and prepare people for them.
Weary Kenyans are entitled to wonder if the latest referendum push will be any different from the past two.
South Africa's job summit ignored the great chasms that exist on how to create jobs.
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?
Kenya must address the needs and priorities of the oil sector in regards to environment, health and safety.
Political and editorial cartoons are a key indicator of the democratic health of a country - but they can also be regressive.
South Africa and Kenya have some valuable lessons for other African countries on how to finance urban infrastructure development.
Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, has created a peace ministry but that may not be enough to stabilize the East African state.
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.
Widespread concerns about the levels of immigration in South Africa make the issue appeal to voters across the economic and racial spectrum.
The rental housing market in Nairobi’s informal settlements offers its tenant households a perverse market outcome of higher prices for lower quality products