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.
More leaders in more African countries will abolish term limits unless organisations like the African Union take action.
We found that even when women own land, their husbands are still perceived as household heads.
There are hundreds of variations on the basic 'flavour' of bird migration.
Plants, in their fossil forms, can reveal a great deal about past environments and climates.
Numerous traditional African medicines are undeniably beneficial in treating disease or maintaining good health.
The tobacco industry claims that tobacco- growing is essential to the livelihoods of millions of small-scale rural farmers in Malawi, Zambia and Kenya. Research shows that's untrue.
A precursor to the Square Kilometre Array- the MeerKAT telescope - is being built right now and remarkable progress has been made in the last 12 months.
South Africa has some of the highest mobile voice and data costs in the world. A project to deliver affordable services and keep money in communities with high unemployment rates could be the answer.