Form an orderly line.
One of the world's poorest and most unstable countries is in the midst of a remarkably hopeful election campaign.
A panoramic view of the interior of the Blombos Cave, which holds fascinating insights into human evolution.
The discovery of the world's oldest jewellery at the Blombos Cave in South Africa has resulted in a paradigm shift in our understanding of human evolution.
On the lookout after the attack in Ouagadougou.
Burkina Faso is on its way to becoming a healthy and stable democracy – and that's got West Africa's jihadists riled.
Burundi’s president (centre) on a visit in 2014. He would do well to meet now for peace talks.
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Fears over violence in the African nation bring its leader to a crossroads.
Africa is the go-to destination for tourists seeking animal safari trips.
Safaris are a major tourist attraction for those travelling to Africa - and visitors are spoiled for choice on the continent.
Trophy hunting could keep conservation in business.
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The death of Cecil the lion ignited furious debate over trophy hunting in 2015. But conservationists argue that it's a necessary evil.
If it worked for Benin…Tihomir Orešković.
Months after an inconclusive election, Croatia has at last picked an almost unknown figure to be its new prime minister: Tihomir Orešković, chief financial officer of a Canadian generic pharmaceutical…
Humanitarian aid arrives.
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The sheer volume of major humanitarian disasters is stopping us from making genuine changes to the way we respond.
Supporters of Robert Mugabe campaign ahead of the February 1980 election.
British diplomats put their money on the wrong man after the Lancaster House agreement.
A speck of gold from a mine in Liberia, Africa.
Shopping for a gold ring? New guidelines seek to be the rough equivalent of Fair Trade for small-scale gold mining.
Hunting for game at the Iwamanzi Game Reserve in South Africa.
Hunting remains a controversial pastime. But that hasn't stopped it attracting hunters wanting to track Africa's wide array of wild animals.
The Simien National Park in Ethiopia is home to globally threatened species.
There are several relatively unknown eco-friendly locations in Africa that adventure-seeking tourists would find delightful.
Anse Source d'Argent beach, La Digue island, Seychelles is one of Africa’s finest beaches.
Africa has some wonderful beaches. A serious traveller should visit at least one of them once in a lifetime.
An example of the restoration of a degraded mountain slope in China. The country has numerous initiatives underway to battle climate change.
China has many climate issues, but the steps the country is taking to combat these issues is being recognised worldwide.
In many parts of Africa skin lightening is a popular practise despite the health risks associated with it.
Unregulated over-the-counter skin lighteners can have detrimental effects on the men and women who use them. So why are governments in Africa not taking steps to ban these products?
Roch Marc Kabore addresses supporters after winning Burkina Faso’s presidential elections.
Voting for national leaders has become the global norm in a remarkably short time – in Africa in 1988, only 25% of countries had multiparty elections, but 94% do today. Yet all is not well.
Climate change is predicted to hit Africa hard unless the continent puts in place adaptation plans.
Africa needs to work on adaption strategies if it is to overcome the harmful effects of climate change.
Long time friends.
On a recent trip to Zimbabwe, Xi Jinping announced $60bn in development funding. It's an incredibly ambitious project.
On guard? Xi Jinping in South Africa.
With US$60 billion in new deals announced, Beijing might look like it has the continent wrapped up.
Human and wildlife conflict threatens to become a problem in the Maasai Mara landscape.
Cheetahs face a number of threats in the Maasai Mara landscape but there are efforts underway to help them overcome these.