CITES' decision seeks to increase levels of monitoring so that we can be more and better informed about the illegal trade of Mukula and over-harvesting.
As the ultimate custodians, it is urgent that African countries with elephants take
ownership of the processes at CITES.
Health responses need to take on board the fact that the number of women and girls migrating across borders as well as within countries is growing.
There isn't much space in Zambia's rural areas for open, judgement-free communication with friends and parents about sexual matters.
As Zambia's case study shows, the benefits of boosting investment in cigarette manufacturing run the risk of being wiped out by the health and economic development costs of increasing smoking.
UN is seeking to halve global road deaths and injuries by 2020, but many poorer countries are moving in the wrong direction.
Is a perfect storm brewing in the African nation?
Agriculture is well placed to provide employment for millions across the African continent.
A dictionary of African politics reveals the witty and insightful political terminology that people in different African countries use.
Democratic and authoritarian countries are moving further away from each other.
Lusala, a wild yam that many in Zambia rely on for consumption and trade, is gradually taking longer to find due to deforestation.
It's all too common for local scholars to be sidelined in what are supposed to be genuine research partnerships.
Medium-scale farms are an important driver of agricultural and rural transformation in much of Africa.
Access to HIV testing is an important factor in reaching UN goals that 90% of people with HIV must know their status by 2020.
African Australians contribute to all major musical genres - from dance to hip hop and beyond.
Kofi Annan and John McCain's positive eulogies could be because both men seized moments of human dignity and decency.
In reality, cybersecurity attacks are like a disease affecting people globally.
Civil society organisations in Zambia help women get access to land.
Astronomy is accessible to anyone with a view of the sky.
Zambia's rosewood forests are being decimated but it's still not reaping the full benefits of exporting the coveted wood to China.