Everything starts and ends with leadership.
The health and rights of children and adolescents, particularly the most marginalised and vulnerable, are under immediate threat from climate change, corporate actors and growing inequities.
Policies need to address human develop challenges, if people are to be equitably brought on line.
The African Union's staunch support for al-Bashir, cloaked in criticism of the International Criminal Court, denied justice to the millions affected by the conflict in Sudan.
The African Union's intervention track record in conflict situations is mixed.
Waste, once freely available to the poor, is being appropriated for business purposes.
Ousted president Omar al-Bashir could face the International Criminal Court for his role in Sudan's clampdown on the non-Arab people of Darfur.
Mubarak held power for three decades, on the foundation of a personality cult.
A key component of how the coronavirus could be spreading is the environment.
Experiences dealing with previous outbreaks of infectious disease can help countries with weak health systems prepare for new health emergencies.
Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission recently deregistered some political parties, leading to debates over whether this was a step in the right direction.
South Africa suffers capability deficiencies and institutional stasis due to poor political management.
Art and visual culture played a significant role in building a unified Afrikaner nationalism that allowed apartheid to thrive. A new book unpacks the issue.
The decision by eight Francophone states to delink their common currency from France won't be without challenges.
South Africa should not uncritically embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
The hope is that the biodiversity targets translate directly into what individual countries, cities, companies and even families can adopt as tangible actions.
Taking Sudan off America's list of terror is just one step in the country's journey to economic recovery
Over 60% of girls in Ethiopia are married by the age of 18. Many don't have support in negotiating with their husbands and families to take control of their own fertility.
Informal retailers that dot South Africa's townships have changed dramatically, but at great cost - avoidance of regulation and exploitation of employees.
The Tubeho Neza programme has showed that it is possible to provide interventions against major diseases to vulnerable households.