From New Orleans to Haiti to Mozambique, global inequality plays a major role in making disasters deadly.
The recent storms provide a grim reminder of the prospect of future tropical cyclones in a region under continued threat from climate change.
Speculation and conspiracy theories abound about the Mozambican insurgents leaving a trail of violence in resource rich Cabo Delgado.
Angola's new President João Lourenço has shown some willingness to engage in more inclusive politics.
It's all too common for local scholars to be sidelined in what are supposed to be genuine research partnerships.
Non-Timber Forest Products don't often feature in discussions about poverty reduction and alleviation.
A new book celebrates the long and rich history of investigative reporting in southern Africa, and highlights some hidden and forgotten gems.
We don't have the data in developing countries, and in global statistics to know if the digital divide is being closed.
The sympathetic take on Pik Botha as a man of peace and a frustrated democrat is a travesty.
The private-sector plays an increasing role helping agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa adapt to a changing climate.
Africa's remaining sawfishes are found along the coasts of Madagascar and Mozambique. But they are under threat.
A new project takes a different look at the role of oceans.
A lighting revolution is underway across Africa that's occurred largely without government or donor involvement.
In reality, cybersecurity attacks are like a disease affecting people globally.
Southern Africa's liberation movements have been losing popularity and confronting a crisis of legitimacy.
Conservationists scaled the sheer cliffs of Mount Lico as part of wider effort to build the case for the protection of Mozambique's mountain forests.
Cape Town's water crisis holds valuable insights for other cities that need to adapt to the realities of climate change.
A guerrilla movement in Mozambique could upend the government's plans for stability and prosperity.
We found that even when women own land, their husbands are still perceived as household heads.
The death of Mozambican opposition leader Alfonso Dhlakama could affect the progress made to end hostilities in the country.