Early humans in Africa may have interbred with a ghost population that likely split from the ancestors of humans and Neanderthals between 360,000 and 1.02 million years ago.
The sustainability of African agriculture is critical to the continent’s food security and for maintaining agriculture’s contribution to Africa’s rural communities and national economies
Burkina Faso faces a new terrorist threat. Terrorist groups are now flourishing within its borders.
African countries are among the lowest internet speed but it has the most expensive communication and internet costs.
Industry lobbyists call it the 'Great Food Transition' and say it's about saving the planet. But is this the whole story?
Land reform has always been closely tied to shifts in the wider political economy of countries.
Distress is normally identified when a company is no longer profitable, when it's not a going concern anymore, when it has major problems.
Women have a crucial role to play in development initiatives.
Local communities only see "crime" and "banditry" when it comes to religious-based Jihadism.
Why Africa needs more African arbitrators.
When the military intervened against Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe in 2017, it wasn't widely called a military coup. New research shows that's exactly what it was.
The aim is to discover, develop and facilitate delivery of anti-malarial medicines to help tackle the burden of malaria in endemic countries and support malaria eradication.
Not everyone's a fan of this fundraising approach. But it does bring the needs of children in developing communities to the attention of many Americans.
A new push to focus development efforts on big infrastructure projects could have unitended consequences.
If trends continue, 87% of the world's poorest people will live in sub-Saharan Africa by 2030.
Abiy Ahmed was awarded the prize for efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.
Protests in Ghana are often misunderstood which is why the root causes need to identified.
Africa has already felt the effects of Donald Trump's climate change denialism. Recent events are also raising political issues of keen interest among the continent's democrats.
Pope Francis recently completed a tour of three African nations. His visit needs to be understood in the context of the church's long history in Africa and its modern-day difficulties.
It is time to reconsider the predominant strategy in play on the continent for dealing with terrorism.