The Ethiopian premier is manipulating ethnic rivalries to shift the agenda from democratic reform to authoritarianism.
Food security in Tigray was becoming critical even before the current armed conflict.
As political and military actions escalate, there is an immediate need for de-escalation and dialogue to promote peaceful resolution.
The tensions that had been simmering between the Tigray People's Liberation Front and the Abiy administration eventually boiled over.
Nigerian music is gaining momentum across the world, but a study of hip hop lyrics and videos shows how the music also negatively affects women.
Although it's failed to deliver democracy to citizens, Nigeria is not the collapsed and disintegrated entity which a 2005 US National Intelligence Council analysis predicted it would become by 2020.
Justice Raymond Zondo found that the test for recusal had not been met.
Most of the wastewater produced worldwide receives no treatment and the nutrients in wastewater go to waste. Here's how households can draw these nutrients from urine and use them as fertilisers.
Children's work circumstances put their welfare in danger, policy and action are needed urgently from government and non-governmental organisations.
In some countries there appear to be mismatches between lists of essential medicines and lists of registered medicines.
Research on the genetic basis of mental illness has so far largely excluded anyone who is not of European heritage.
One of the main challenges remains that diagnostics and drugs for people suffering from advanced HIV aren't readily available. This group of people is vulnerable to deadly opportunistic infections.
While player transfers offer the chance for financial rewards, the pursuit of career progress takes a toll on footballing families.
The problem for the Democratic Alliance is not one of policy. There is real substance in its commitment to substituting racial criteria for overcoming historical disadvantage.