Tobacco companies are enlisting the help of social media influencers to promote traditional cigarettes and their brands to young people.
As civil rights are trampled on, the Egyptian parliament is on the verge of endorsing his rule until 2034.
What a failed megacity project in Johannesburg says about similar ambitious ideas across the continent.
It's important for the Nile nations to make Ethiopia's planned dam work for all.
Having Egypt at the helm of the African Union might not bode well for human rights on the continent.
Opening up positions of political power to women will lead to effective and better implemented development policies.
Russia's efforts to sow discord, discontent and chaos extend far beyond the US, including into leading media outlets in the Arab world.
Given the range of support for President Omar al-Bashir it isn't surprising that he's managed to resist pressure to step down.
Amal Fathy spoke out about sexual harassment – and is now languishing in jail. She is not alone.–
The threat to use force to defend Egypt's right to water from the Nile has been a common theme through successive governments.
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.
The Trump administration’s abandonment of support for democracy and civil rights abroad may be behind the sort of attacks on individual freedom that likely claimed journalist Jamal Khashoggi's life.
Study suggests that the UN's own principles sometimes prevented it from living up to its objectives
Community-based education, or community schools, are alternative education models that lack school infrastructure.
Today in South Sudan's political climate, footballing success may wield more symbolic importance than anything else.
Brasília was designed to be a just and inclusive city, but it still failed. Can Egypt's new capital avoid the same mistakes?
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.
A body in an Italian museum reveals that Egyptians living 1,500 or more years before the Pharaohs already knew how to preserve bodies.
Although Senegal's overall World Cup result was disappointing, the team showed that they have a great deal to build on for future campaigns.