A thousand-year-old "mixing" event allowed African cattle - after spending thousands of years confined to certain regions - to diversify and spread.
By unlocking the full potential of rhino ovaries, we hope to produce enough eggs to revive the northern white rhino in the wild.
The gap between predictions of COVID-19 deaths in Africa and what has actually happened is staggering.
Religion has often been a key motivation for philanthropy and economic fairness. Africans in the diaspora champion this.
A new study explores the challenges that pregnant women in megacities such as Lagos face in emergency situations and how the options vary depending on their socioeconomic status.
Regreening Africa works directly with 500,000 households to restore one million hectares of agricultural land.
What are the visions that reflect the diverse values that nature holds for people?
Fellowships should recognise that women may have different responsibilities when it comes to domestic chores and care of the family. This influences their academic opportunities and career choices.
There are over 1,000 lineages of SARS-CoV-2 circulating around the world. Nigerian scientists have found seven in the country and this is important.
A coup may be a quick fix for a problem leader, but history shows that coups beget more coups.
The Africa peace and security posture is not everything it was intended to be, but it is credited with a number of success stories.
Diaries of young Kenyans in Nairobi reveal lives of joblessness and endless searching for money, all punctuated by substance use.
Africa's blue economy initiatives focused on economic outcomes. Limited attention was given to social equity and ecological sustainability.
Nigeria's management of the COVID-19 outbreak, and other future outbreaks, will require improved diagnostic capacity, effective testing and tracing, and massive investment in health infrastructure.
Africa has opportunities to integrate further and bring its economies into the global economy.
Research shows that governments, more often than not, shut down the internet to hide gross violations of human rights.
Africa accounts for nearly 27% of the World Trade Organisation's membership and 35% of members from developing countries, but an African has never run it.
Why there's no need to panic over warning of 'jaw-dropping' fertility decline.
Africa has always contributed to global technological breakthroughs and economic systems.
There is concern over the growing influence of non-regional players in decision making at the regional bank.