Obese persons are regularly associated with laziness and inactivity in Ghanaian society.
Recent clashes put eastern Congo’s M23 into the headlines again, but many other security problems persist in the area as diplomats struggle to tackle the underlying causes.
The plan to replace Museveni with his son has dramatically shifted from rumour to reality in recent months.
The herbicide revolution reduces the availability of edible weeds, which may undermine food and nutrition security.
Social media platforms can be used to share critically important information about disaster management.
The informal sector in Zimbabwe is massive. Finding ways to connect it to the formal sector is vital.
The origins of Ethiopia’s food crisis can be traced to a bitter feud between Eritrean and Tigrayan liberation fighters.
It is likely that countries may use the US abortion ban to further restrict abortion access for fear of losing health funding.
Master planning has served the entwining interests and ambitions of international as well as local actors in Africa.
He will be remembered as the leader who plunged the country into unmitigated chaos
A new study finds congestion charging and creating car-free streets and separated bike lanes have been most effective at reducing car use in European cities.
Flooding is arguably even more problematic in informal settlements because of the lack of planning.
Public trust and confidence in the police is a concern in many parts of the world. How can Nigeria get it right?
His major work The Quiet Violence of Dreams is about a young man undergoing a mental breakdown, something that the novelist also experienced.
Economic and energy policymakers are responsible for increasing both demand for and supply of electricity. There must be a surplus of energy which will encourage economic growth.
The creation of the G5 Sahel added to the traffic of security groupings in the region
Opportunities for social mobility, rather than simply economic incentives, have generated emigration from China to countries like Ghana.
The no-fee school policy in South Africa, while well-intentioned, demands a serious review.
Synik’s new album continues to shape identity and consciousness in a country with limited freedom of speech.
Hundreds of Africa’s heritage sites are exposed to sea-level rise and coastal erosion in the future.