There are several steps South Africa's governing party must take to strengthen democracy now that Jacob Zuma has resigned.
Whether as soldiers, suicide bombers or human shields, children are an increasingly common sight on the battlefield.
Cyril Ramaphosa is no Messiah, and when the post-Zuma champagne corks stop popping, South Africans need to assess him as a mere mortal.
The rich have to be taxed more and the poor need to be paid more, according to Oxfam International head of inequality policy Max Lawson.
The history of the rubber 'boom' reveals why.
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has resigned, paving the way for major changes in the country.
The mozzies are coming! A mosquito emoji will be available on your devices in mid 2018, providing a new angle for communicating the science and health implications of these very dangerous insects.
New research suggests politics and risk perception may explain why the US and Caribbean see climate change so differently, though both places are ever more vulnerable to powerful hurricanes.
Here's how athletes at the Winter Olympics are able to perform in extreme cold.
The poor management of South Africa's water is affecting the entire country.
Large companies have a big role to play in ensuring women’s rights are protected in industries such as horticulture.
It is not the first time that a Bollywood film such as Padmavaat has sparked controversy and tensions among diverse communities in India.
Africa needs strong institutions. But they can only be built if there's a change in leadership.
A few thousand fake ducks, a group of experienced wildlife spotters and a drone have proven the usefulness and accuracy of drones for wildlife monitoring.
Shocking allegations of abuse by Oxfam aid workers in Haiti are testament to how badly the aid sector needs deep, systemic reform.
Growing grapes and making wine come with a lot of implications about a culture's capabilities. Apparently, Sicily of 6,000 years ago was more sophisticated than archaeologists had given it credit for.
As Congress takes up the issue of immigration, we turned to our global network of scholars to get their perspective on how so-called merit systems work.
The international community has failed to recognise the new political visions being articulated by young musicians and activists across Africa.
Highly engineered composite materials let skis ride smoothly, carve neatly and turn quickly – for top athletes and regular consumers alike.
Seventy years after the end of World War II, a battle is taking place over Polish collective memory.