Soil scientists have rarely gone the extra mile to translate their knowledge into forms that can be integrated into economic decision making.
A survey shows 70% of South Africans feel immigrants pose a threat to the country.
Most biobanks, whether small or large, have high quality assurance and control measures in place.
Without change, the trajectory of growth and development in the world will remain consistent with that of the past 80 years.
A number of factors – from our eagerness to place trust in people to our overconfidence in our own intelligence – make us easy prey.
The African Continental Free Trade Agreement promises to redefine relations among African states and beyond.
The story of how Nigeria and Mississippi implemented comprehensive sexual education programs despite local opposition offers important lessons about how to boost adolescent sexual health.
The HIV epidemic is far from over and it's not time to disengage, says International Aids Society President Linda-Gail Bekker.
Although Senegal's overall World Cup result was disappointing, the team showed that they have a great deal to build on for future campaigns.
Cameroon is facing daunting challenges and the president and his team must mobilise the country to find solutions.
About 15 million Nigerian children work - the highest rate in West Africa.
Millions of dollars have been repatriated to Nigeria by Swiss authorities, but there are better ways to spend it than what the government is proposing.
Astronomy is accessible to anyone with a view of the sky.
Young aspirant politicians lack support structure and the money, both of which remain strong factors in deciding politics in Nigeria.
A great deal of hope was placed on a few outstanding African players whose abilities did not blossom at the World Cup.
Corruption in Nigeria's health sector can be eliminated by the implementation of a few simple strategies.
Nigeria is failing to prosecute banking executives charged with fraud due to deep weaknesses in the system.
African governments and football associations need to do some serious recalculating for the Qatar world cup in 2022.
Some human rights activists worry that Cameroon could be the site of Africa's next civil war.
The football world cup offers a useful chance to consider the apparent division between North and sub-Saharan Africa.