In many instances, social media appears to be amplifying violence, creating a culture of impunity when perpetrators are not held accountable, and increasing insecurity and suspicion.
Human rights organisations worry that the UNHCR may be helping refugees return to war zones and, as an enabler of repatriation, are helping Kenya to violate refugees' rights
Our findings suggest that the demand for rhino horn is unlikely to fall because people's beliefs are firmly entrenched.
The ability of multilingual children to learn and advance academically from pre-primary has little to do with their English proficiency.
Rwanda is a paradox -- a 'development miracle' and an authoritarian state.
Leathermen expose the myth of hypermasculinity by refusing the violence and aggression which is normally attached to it.
African newsrooms are using media analytics to study their audiences but there's a downside.
Before democracy South Africa's mining sector prioritised profits over the people and environment. Not much has changed.
One of the most potent promoters of Nigeria's cultural soft power is arguably Nollywood.
There are regions in South Africa where it hasn't been established if the rainy season is in summer or winter.
Kenya is attacked far more than Ethiopia or other eastern African states by al-Shabaab militants.
The Otobo remains an ancient symbol of democracy; it almost certainly helped to shape Nigeria's modern democracy in some ways.
Women in developing countries are burdened by the lack of access to proper toilets in their homes, communities, schools and public spaces.
The jihadi initiative remains a loose political force in Kenya. This is dangerous for a few reasons.
Herders and farmers are unhappy about the way a corrupt state exploits rural peasants.
The threat to use force to defend Egypt's right to water from the Nile has been a common theme through successive governments.
Poor supervision, poor training, and unfair treatment of lower-ranked officers make misconduct more likely to happen among Ghana's police force.
With technology women are able to become agents of their own change.
Throughout the entire period, central political power has been almost absolute.
Political and editorial cartoons are a key indicator of the democratic health of a country - but they can also be regressive.