African countries need to find a way to present a common front to the rating agencies.
Kenya needs to disseminate and implement intelligence so that it can effectively prevent and counter future terror attempts.
Foreign press took away the dignity from victims killed in the Nairobi terror attacks by publishing their pictures.
Despite former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo's absence, he continued to influence opposition party loyalties in the country.
With its tales of bloody violence, corruption, international trade and entrepreneurial innovation, Guzmán's trial offers a telenovela-style explainer on Mexican cartels and their American clients.
Kumbh Mela is the world's largest congregation of people – so large, it's visible from space. However, river pollution is a major issue here and new solutions are needed.
Keeping the water and power on, managing sewers and collecting garbage will help communities shattered by the Syrian civil war rebuild – and keep out the Islamic State, says a former aid official.
Kenya is attacked far more than Ethiopia or other eastern African states by al-Shabaab militants.
Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales is defying a constitutional court order to release a UN-backed prosecutor his government arrested and allow his corruption investigation to continue.
The ICC is meant to be a Court of last resort, to ensure justice for victims and to end impunity. It's not living up to these promises.
Archaeologists have found cloves and black pepper corns they believe to be more than 1,000 years old at a site in Sri Lanka.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa's decision to double the price of petrol shows very poor judgement and bad leadership.
Gabon is a wealthy and stable country and this might explain why the January 7 coup attempt failed.
Non-Timber Forest Products don't often feature in discussions about poverty reduction and alleviation.
Interaction between between seven socio-political variables influence the level of women's parliamentary representation.
Beginning with President Chávez and continuing under President Maduro, Venezuela has evolved into a rampant kleptocracy.
Around 80% of the world's maritime oil trade passes through the Indian Ocean. And the economic and political might of the region is growing.
Aid has never been just about helping people. It's also about gaining influence and exercising soft power.
Using a large number of computers to screen TB drugs reduces the cost and time.
Significant new insights are emerging for the treatment of malaria, and eventually its eradication.