Amos Tutuola has contributed significantly to the resilience of ways of life and worldviews that could easily have disappeared under the weight of colonialism, globalisation and the market economy.
African board games are learning spaces for players to develop cognitive and non-cognitive skills given the mechanics or rules embedded in these games.
Calestous Juma believed that Africa needed an integrated science, technology and innovation framework. The continent can make this happen.
The past 12 months provided further evidence of the danger of democratic backsliding in Africa. But it also saw powerful presidents suffer embarrassing setbacks in a number of countries.
Nigeria is on the verge of passing a law to criminalise rampant mob lynching. Other countries have tried to do this and failed.
South Africa will be well advised to start preparing itself for an International Monetary Fund programme as the country faces a deepening economic crisis.
Public sector corruption is a major challenge to doing business in Africa and players are mostly ill-equipped to deal with it. Business schools can teach the skills to tackle it.
Health investments raise worker productivity, but firms may not observe changes in worker effort. Technology that measures physical activity demonstrates these potential gains.
Inefficient policing in Nigeria has forced many communities to rely on vigilante groups for security. Despite using force and violence, many groups even have support from authorities.
South Africa must act to halt the decline and save its universities' well deserved global reputation of excellence.
Indian-made antivenoms, common throughout Africa because they are affordable, showed little-to-no neutralisation of the African Echis venoms.
The problem with Africa's model of industrial growth is that it privileges the formal at the expense of the informal and big corporations at the expense of small businesses.
Africa's broadcasters have a large role to play to ensure that country and western grows to its full potential on the continent.
Anglophones have long complained that their language and culture are marginalised. They say if this doesn't change, they must be granted independence.
The idea that terror groups like Boko Haram fund their activities through ivory poaching in Africa is a compelling narrative. But it’s undermining wildlife conservation and human rights.
A disease suspected to be monkeypox is on the rampage in Nigeria. In less than one month, it has spread to seven of the country's 36 states and infected 31 people.
The transnational project conceived 30 years ago to replenish the drying waters of Lake Chad finally seems poised to take off. But first, internal politics within member states must be overcome.
African democracies are embracing electronic voting far more confidently than the West.
The distinction between food insecurity and famine is artificial and unhelpful. Hungry people are suffering however their situation falls below the radar.
Do boys and girls from diverse cultural settings experience their transitions into adolescence? Their cultural differences don't make a difference, but their genders do.