Today in South Sudan's political climate, footballing success may wield more symbolic importance than anything else.
Brasília was designed to be a just and inclusive city, but it still failed. Can Egypt's new capital avoid the same mistakes?
African Australians contribute to all major musical genres - from dance to hip hop and beyond.
With the right investment, the next few years could be extremely exciting for Nigerian neuroscience.
A body in an Italian museum reveals that Egyptians living 1,500 or more years before the Pharaohs already knew how to preserve bodies.
Although Senegal's overall World Cup result was disappointing, the team showed that they have a great deal to build on for future campaigns.
A great deal of hope was placed on a few outstanding African players whose abilities did not blossom at the World Cup.
African governments and football associations need to do some serious recalculating for the Qatar world cup in 2022.
The football world cup offers a useful chance to consider the apparent division between North and sub-Saharan Africa.
Can we trust expert football predictions? Perhaps, but it's variable.
Africa has always promised a great deal in the international showcase but delivered very little at the football world cup.
When Senegal face Poland in their first World Cup match in Russia, the whole nation will be roaring them on to victory.
The UN's Responsibility to Protect framework for safeguarding civilians against atrocities could help resolve the Gaza crisis.
African countries should be looking to initiate or host more clinical trials to improve the continent's health systems.
Are there cheaper alternatives to nuclear power to alleviate energy shortages in Africa?
At first, the 2010s seemed full of hope for democracy. The picture today is rather more complicated.
In Morocco, bread is not only a symbol for wider demands but also the material basis of affordable and just living conditions.
Egyptians' revolutionary demands for 'bread, freedom and social justice' are a distant memory.
Public disaffection in Egypt and other Middle Eastern countries betrays deep-seated tensions beneath the surface.
The prospect of gas wealth has been escalating old rivalries and disputes between Turkey, Cyprus, Lebanon, Israel, Egypt and Greece.