Climate change, pollution and illegal fishing by foreign boats is threatening the livelihoods of millions of people.
The Otobo remains an ancient symbol of democracy; it almost certainly helped to shape Nigeria's modern democracy in some ways.
There is concern that Nigeria's attitude towards foreign direct investors may erode inward capital flows.
Nigeria's first serious female presidential candidate could soon make her mark. Meanwhile, Zimbabwe remains in the economic doldrums.
It's hailed as one of the greatest works of fiction to emerge from Africa. But Things Fall Apart was written in English, sparking debate about the colonisation of language.
Despite the large number of aspirants for Nigeria's 2019 elections, women and young people remain underrepresented.
Disinformation in Africa often takes the form of extreme speech inciting violence and spreading racist, misogynous, xenophobic messages.
Government remains the major funder of universities. But it hasn't met its obligations even though many institutions face serious infrastructure decay.
With technology women are able to become agents of their own change.
The global target to eradicate polio is being missed because a number of countries are struggling to reach high vaccine coverage.
Jair Bolsonaro has very rightwing views likely to put a final nail in the coffin off Brazil's Africa moment spearheaded by former president Lula da Silva.
Can Obiageli Katryn Ezekwesili become the next Nigerian president?
A study of the mobility of poverty, or the movement of people in and out of poverty over time, provides a much more accurate picture.
The global poverty plot is thicker than what the World Bank would have us believe.
Many of the structural and institutional deficiencies that caused the collapse of Nigeria Airways are still present.
It's one thing to come up with food security plans. But implementing them is tough.
Flooding seems to be an inevitable reality for Nigeria. But the risks can be minimised.
State governments in Nigeria are increasingly playing the role reserved for the federal government.
Only 16 out of 48 African countries and islands have access to hospital services within the WHO's two-hour time threshold.
African Australians contribute to all major musical genres - from dance to hip hop and beyond.