The African Peer Review Mechanism got off to a good start, but enthusiasm soon waned.
Fed up with the high cost of living, and an oppressive state, the people of Sudan are rising up against their president.
It's important for the Nile nations to make Ethiopia's planned dam work for all.
Efforts to end female genital mutilation are mostly designed by global and national agencies and risk ignoring change agents like the youth who are against the practice.
When the Aral Sea dried up, it was called the "world's worst environmental disaster". We're witnessing its equivalent in Africa.
Today in South Sudan's political climate, footballing success may wield more symbolic importance than anything else.
African Australians contribute to all major musical genres - from dance to hip hop and beyond.
On top of boosting South Sudan's development, these groups are showcasing what refugees can accomplish in the US.
The ban has major implications for thousands of would-be immigrants from all of the affected countries, except perhaps Venezuela.
Wider access to technology has increased possibilities to share stories via digital means.
More than half of girls in South Sudan are married before the age of 18. Endemic conflict and food shortages are only exacerbating the problem.
More leaders in more African countries will abolish term limits unless organisations like the African Union take action.
We looked at ten countries in East Africa and found poverty and politics were much more important drivers of conflict and displacement than climate change.
Italy's first black senator, and the party he represents, won't be advancing the fight against xenophobia.
Eritreans in Israel aren't all fleeing persecution, but many have risked everything for a better life in Israel. Now they're at risk of being 'sold' back to Africa.
One of the major scenes of a potential water crisis and conflict is the Nile River.
Recent media reports of South Sudanese 'crime gangs' do nothing to offer young people what they most need: inclusion, acceptance and employment.
Not much attention has been given to how mothers who want to attend workshops and conferences are supported. This simple intervention can boost the presence of women in science.
The Libyan warlord and presidential hopeful looks likely to avoid a summons to The Hague.
The belief that ancient Egyptians needed help from supernatural beings to built the Giza pyramids relies, unavoidably, on racism and colonial attitudes.