Kofi Annan's tenure began after the reintroduction of two important international security lexicons -- peacebuilding and human security.
Gains made in the fight against HIV and AIDS in Zimbabwe could be reversed unless a legal provision is revised.
The Belt and Road Initiative will not be starting entirely from scratch. China has already invested heavily in several African railways.
Big data can be used to properly advise smallholder farmers in Africa and help guide pest monitoring efforts.
Nigerians go to the polls in 2019 in an election that the incumbent Muhammadu Buhari wants to win by any means necessary.
He left an enduring legacy of embedding democracy and involving civil society in the pursuit of peace.
Kofi Annan was the first UN employee to rise to the position of Secretary General but his tenure also had a darker side.
South Africa's new energy plan is set to be announced.
Riparian zones are meant to be a vital part of Nairobi's drainage system, but they've been built on.
Vaccines that help prevent meningococcal disease don't give lifetime protection.
By sharing a location with the SKA, HIRAX will be able to conduct science in “radio-clear” skies across its wide frequency range.
An effective, accountable National Prosecutions Authority needs at least two things: structural independence and competent personnel with expertise and integrity.
Without contextual knowledge, education and adaptation, foreign or imposed practices or resources cause new sets of problems.
Domination of key South African markets by a few players, as displayed in the healthcare market inquiry, may require authorities to consider breaking up monopolies.
The reason that nanoparticles hold such hope for TB treatment is that they can be carefully targeted.
Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed Ali's project of reconciliation can be greatly helped by the Orthodox Church.
Some prosecutions followed soon after President Cyril Ramaphosa promised accountability for the Marikana massacre.
A Land Degradation Surveillance framework could solve this problem by systematically measuring and tracking indicators of land health in Africa.
South Africa's ruling party, the ANC , is mishandling the process leading towards land expropriation without compensation.
Steel roller coasters remain hugely popular. But virtual reality is becoming an increasingly important addition to the industry.
Nobel prize winning author Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul was as hard on himself as on others.
Soil scientists have rarely gone the extra mile to translate their knowledge into forms that can be integrated into economic decision making.
It's becoming increasingly difficult to take South Africa's ruling party seriously when it talks about economic reform.
South Africa's Constitutional Court judgment shows concern that the independence of the country's prosecuting authority has been compromised.
Woody plants' cover has increased across large swathes of the continent in the past three decades.