India, Nigeria, Pakistan and South Africa lose thousands of trained doctors each year, lured away to work in richer countries – at great cost to their nation's healthcare systems.
Hybrid energy systems that combine renewable and non-renewable fuel systems could be the key to sub-Saharan Africa's energy transition.
A spate of anti-clerical attacks has put a spotlight on the role of Christian leaders in South Sudan.
Barriers to independent national decision making in farming need to be challenged if agricultural sustainability is to be developed.
Countries have adopted a wide array of measures involving a proliferation of fraud agencies.
By providing insights from different disciplines, a new book uncovers new themes in the history of Yoruba people of West Africa
African identity needs a revision to move beyond current understanding of its relationship with China
Palm oil is responsible for widespread deforestation and labor abuses, but it's also cheap and incredibly useful. That's why many advocates call for reforming the industry, not replacing it.
Local companies in Africa would find it very challenging to be cost-competitive in the longer run when the current worldwide scarcity of COVID-19 vaccines is overcome.
We looked at 125,000 protests across Africa and mapped them against Chinese investments.
Formation of the African Union shows how social context is important in international negotiations.
Governments must ensure that transport infrastructure is developed with the ability to cope with current and future climatic shifts.
It's time African governments supported the development of online platforms designed to support local people in the informal sector.
TB Joshua came from nothing, but he redefined African Pentecostalism in many ways.
The inefficient vaccine allocation rules currently in place must be replaced by new cooperative institutional structures and more concrete steps by the Group of Twenty (G20) countries.
Nigeria's TB Joshua wasn't just known for his evangelism and controversies. He was also a beloved philanthropist.
As the Nigerian film industry advances its methods, is it in danger of alienating its poorer audiences?
The study yields the first direct chemical evidence for honeybee product exploitation in West Africa.
Mali’s president and prime minister have just been arrested and dismissed by the military junta which brought them to power in the first place a few months ago. How did this happen?
The African Continental Free Trade Area is the largest in the world. The World Bank sees it as a means of lifting 30 million people out of extreme poverty. But will it?