Corruption has gotten so bad in Nigeria that animals are getting in on the act.
Universities could mine alumni databases to improve individual institutions' work - and raise funds.
Numerous traditional African medicines are undeniably beneficial in treating disease or maintaining good health.
The US Secretary of State's mission to Africa will produce few benefits for the continent or for US-Africa relations.
Talk of ethnic and religious conflict between Muslim Fulani herders and local Christian farmers misses the full picture – this is about resources.
To realise Kenya's oil, gas and mining potential, the sector needs more people with the right skills to support it.
Authors Lutz and Klingholz explore how mass literacy became a revolution that changed the world.
The decision to repatriate migrants is a welcome intervention. But, it fails to consider the fundamental causes.
The international community has failed to recognise the new political visions being articulated by young musicians and activists across Africa.
South Africa has tended to prioritise race relations over gender relations since formal apartheid ended.
The subject of Technology can be used to support and develop pupils' entrepreneurial skills.
Obesity is on the rise among urban African women of reproductive age in all of the 24 countries studied.
Social media rumours are putting Nigeria's vaccination campaigns at risk.
Amos Tutuola has contributed significantly to the resilience of ways of life and worldviews that could easily have disappeared under the weight of colonialism, globalisation and the market economy.
African board games are learning spaces for players to develop cognitive and non-cognitive skills given the mechanics or rules embedded in these games.
Calestous Juma believed that Africa needed an integrated science, technology and innovation framework. The continent can make this happen.
The past 12 months provided further evidence of the danger of democratic backsliding in Africa. But it also saw powerful presidents suffer embarrassing setbacks in a number of countries.
Nigeria is on the verge of passing a law to criminalise rampant mob lynching. Other countries have tried to do this and failed.
South Africa will be well advised to start preparing itself for an International Monetary Fund programme as the country faces a deepening economic crisis.
Public sector corruption is a major challenge to doing business in Africa and players are mostly ill-equipped to deal with it. Business schools can teach the skills to tackle it.