Medium-scale farms are an important driver of agricultural and rural transformation in much of Africa.
2018 is on track to become only the second coup-free year in a century. Coup risk is way down worldwide, thanks to growing political stability in Latin America. Africa has the highest risk of coup.
New media platforms have changed the way people create, consume and relate the news.
In the fight against cholera, new research in the DRC suggests that the rehabilitation of water networks would be more sustainable than other interventions whose effectiveness is debatable.
If we need more trees, many will have to be introduced into managed agricultural mosaic landscapes.
African countries are sure to face more flooding in the future, they need to adapt or risk loosing the progress that's already been made
New discovery could be a game changer for archaeology.
Colonial powers plundered the heritage of countries all over the world – restitution is long overdue.
Trading rhino horn has been legalised in a bid to undercut poachers and the black market.
Times are changing – will the 2020s be Africa's decade?
The BBC drama about Rwanda tackles post-genocide events in a way few dramas or documentaries have done before.
Tanzania was an early, ardent believer in family planning. Now it joins a growing number of developing nations that see potential advantage in having a huge and growing workforce.
South Africa and Kenya have some valuable lessons for other African countries on how to finance urban infrastructure development.
The time for words is over – the world wants to see positive action if it is going to engage and invest.
Lung plague attacks cattle causing disease and death, and more than US$60 million in losses annually in Africa. A new vaccine could prevent the disease.
In just a few years, Burkina Faso has become the fourth largest gold exporter in Africa. But with 43% of the population still below the poverty line, what are the local benefits?
Africa's remaining sawfishes are found along the coasts of Madagascar and Mozambique. But they are under threat.
Without action about 50 African countries and surrounding islands will be affected by rising sea levels.
Planning for rivers is one thing, but implementation is another as urbanisation and population growth increases.
The UK's plans for post-Brexit trade and investment in Africa are pint-sized by the standards of other major players.