Politics, fandom and young people dancing to speeches.
Why one city suffers significantly more deaths than another isn't always obvious. A simple experiment shows how failing to consider certain factors can point policy makers in the wrong direction.
Over the first 100 days of the pandemic, countries that quickly implemented strong policies successfully lowered their death rates faster. There were also some surprises in the successes and failures.
News-making practices in private radio broadcasting in Ghana need a re-think.
Female leaders have shone in the response to the coronavirus pandemic but is there more to it than simply having women in charge?
It's a good time to reflect on what we expect of each other and our leaders.
Innovative ideas during the lockdown could protect democracy and make it stronger and more inclusive.
Southern governors are starting to reopen their economies at the same time COVID-19 cases are spreading through the rural South.
How and when the US economy reopens will look different state to state, and for good reasons. This Q&A explains why, and why some states are working together.
As Africa battles to contain the spread of Coronavirus and limit its impact on the economy, it is imperative that such efforts are driven by local realities.
How politicians can benefit from a narrative of heroism.
In his endorsement of Biden, Obama gave his consent for his former running mate to go beyond the policy platform they built. It also freed Obama to use his rhetorical powers in the upcoming election.
Populist leaders can be a liability. Their optimistic bias and complacency, ambiguity, and ignorance of science undermine crisis management and put all at risk.
Instead of seeking to protect our health and stop the coronavirus epidemic by instituting totalitarian surveillance regimes, we should rather focus on empowering citizens.
The federal government has declared a state of emergency over COVID-19. Two public health scholars explain what that means.
Recently, the Kano State government in the north west region of Nigeria removed the Emir, the first highly westernised and educated person on the throne.
It is becoming clear that this election season, the Democratic Party will likely adopt a center-left agenda.
The creation of links with twin towns can challenge governments and show solidarity.
Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission recently deregistered some political parties, leading to debates over whether this was a step in the right direction.
The Sabisky affair should not be seen as a random event: the real battle lies ahead.