Lifting the trophy hunting moratorium in Botswana is more about politics and less about elephant conservation.
The UN's mandate must evolve to navigate new realities that include intra-state wars, non-state actors, and transnational crime.
The link between empire, inequality – and Brexit.
There's been a rise in partnerships, over the past 20 years, between private security companies and police units in Kenya
The grim facts are undisputed: the current Ebola outbreak is expanding, largely unabated.
It's an achievement in itself that Malawi is holding its sixth multi-party national elections since its transition from dictatorship under former President Kamuzu Banda.
A tense standoff in the world’s most volatile region is not only dangerous, it could have been avoided by the US adhering to an agreement that was far from perfect, but better than the alternative.
The negative effects of lower levels of self-stigma can be offset by positive coping strategies.
Cholera kills fast, and outbreaks are common in war-torn regions and after natural disasters where clean water is scarce. A new strategy to prevent cholera infections is a 'cocktail' of live virus.
Apps these days allow parents to track their children. An expert explains, why these technologies should be a reason for worry if you are a parent,
Who gets a vote and what are they voting for? Everything you need to know.
This sorry tale of institutional racism represents a scandal to rival the treatment of the Windrush generation.
Research has identified a range of health complications in Ebola survivors. These include eye complications and vision problems.
New research suggests that even ecologically flexible baboons could be at significant risk of habitat loss and endangerment from anthropogenic climate change.
As well as polluting our seas, plastics are warming the planet too. Urgent changes are needed to eliminate plastic's contribution to climate breakdown.
The power to select, name and decide the meaning of these items makes Europeans the authors of African history.
Young men in India mature and develop in a very male dominated environment, with little or no sex education.
Africa is home to the world's fastest growing cities. However, poor governance has robbed the continent of the benefits of people and firms clustering together.
According to a new study, a small portion of a site can yield thousands of objects, adding up to millions of dollars.
Rather than revealing an advertiser targeted you by your phone number or email address, Facebook may tell you it showed you a particular ad because you like Facebook. That's not much help.