Soil and water conservation projects can create fertile farmlands and change migration patterns linked to land degradation in Burkina Faso.
Harsh economic conditions at home and false picture of rosy life in Europe contribute greatly to illegal migration by Nigerian youths
Unless member states try to solve the contradictions in expectations, UN peacekeeping will not be fit for purpose in the future.
Migrants benefit from attachment experiences that help them form a sense of belonging, build resilience and negotiate their quality of life.
Trade in cultural goods and services offers emerging markets an opportunity to benefit from their cultural capital and globalisation.
The precedent-setting ruling may cause jitters in dysfunctional municipalities around the country.
The World Bank's latest report on Nigeria deserved closer scrutiny, just like the opinions of economic experts outside government.
Compared to other politicians who tend to be indirect and evasive, Nkrumah was direct, explicit and assertive.
Inadequate public education on a new language policy has generated resistance from parents at the early childhood education level in Ghana.
Mathematical modelling tools may predict where tsetse flies are being driven to extinction.
The number of personnel deployed in UN peacekeeping has slowly been decreasing.
Two interventions proved effective in reducing men's perpetration, but not women's experiences of violence.
The causes of injuries to children are often linked to the circumstances in which people live.
Underlying direct or personal violence is structural violence that is entrenched in unequal power relations in society.
The debate about gene editing will help shape the future of the human race. But how should the discussion get started?
Declining US involvement in The Horn would leave a vacuum that others can fill.
The Rohingya case before the International Court of Justice is politically and legally significant.
Zimbabwe's energy policy needs to be reconsidered if the country's electricity shortage is to be resolved.
Despite more rainfall, devastating hot and dry spells are projected to become more frequent in the Upper Nile basin in the future.
Displaced by a landslide, Ugandan survivors could not speak the language of the region where they were relocated - but music allowed them a voice.
What role do foreign actors play in African elections? Cambridge Analytica's case sheds some light.
The law missed the opportunity to address misuse of mineral royalties and increase transparency as well as accountability in mineral royalty management.
There has been no progress in expanding national electricity grids in most African countries since 2016.
Companies can make a significant contribution to the resilience of communities, and they need not do so only for philanthropic or regulatory reasons. At times, it makes good business sense.
In Mauritius there's been little change in cultural norms and values to genuinely support gender egalitarianism.