Investing in science, technology and innovation can help give Nigeria a positive lift in many sectors of the economy.
History tells us that while elements of competition and inclusion strengthen multiparty systems, too much of either can be fatal to the process of democratisation.
Restoring natural ecosystems doesn't have to mean looking back to the past.
As it moved from the edge of the global order to the top of the heap, China realised it needed a nuclear arsenal to be taken seriously.
The divide between 'legal' and illegal hacking is very, very thin.
Oxford and Cambridge are to lose special funding for their undergraduate tutorial teaching system.
Celebrities help make causes known to larger audiences and can be effective in obtaining pledges from policymakers. Yet their simplified advocacy messages can lead to ineffective or harmful policies.
Indonesia's war on drugs aims to protect the country's young generation from an alleged "national drug emergency." But the government's coercive approach is harming the people it wishes to protect.
The coalition prioritised cutting migrant numbers but has also made life more difficult for those still coming in.
The worst terror attack in Tunisia's history is a hideous test of everything it's accomplished since 2011.
The decline in child marriages in Ethiopia is due to its rapidly changing social and economic environment.
Conceptions of forced displacement are very often tied to the notion of "loss". But certain things do remain.
Sometimes the best way to deal with mountains of data is to turn to the public for help. That's what Snapshot Serengeti did to classify millions of photos from savanna camera traps in Tanzania.
Children who were bullied had more than a two-fold increase in odds of depression later in life compared with children not victimised by their peers.
The 13th century polymath Robert Grosseteste was ahead of his time when it came to understanding light, colour and the universe itself.
Studies have found that doctors often overestimate survival in terminally ill patients, not the other way round.
Cutting soot emissions may be fashionable but it won't stabilise global temperatures
New research could into nanoparticles could help deliver drugs straight to the site of tumours and make them more effective when they get there.
Public anxiety and legal protections currently pose a major challenge to anyone wanting to introduce eye-scanning security technologies.
Why have south east Asian countries abandoned scores of migrants to drift in the sea?