Governments are purposefully using laws that lack clarity, or ignore laws completely, to carry out illegal surveillance of their citizens.
Natural resource abundance in a country should not translate into a curse.
Informal employment is significant in sub-Saharan Africa. The plight of informal workers needs to be highlighted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Africa’s Great Green Wall must immediately speed up to meet the needs of people along the edges of the Sahara Desert.
The value of the rule of law is to challenge and constrain power. In this sense, the legacy of Habré’s trial and conviction is mixed.
Pour parvenir à l'accès universel à l'énergie d'ici 2030, le Sénégal doit doubler son taux d'électrification, déclare l’ONU.
De nouvelles preuves confirment que des différences culturelles intergroupes, notables et anciennes, ont façonné les dernières étapes de l'évolution humaine en Afrique.
For the Deep Blue Project to work the government must address the factors that enable piracy and insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea.
Un élément crucial qui favorise la migration est le fait d’avoir des liens personnels avec des migrants contemporains.
Le roman de l'auteur franco-sénégalais, intitulé Frère d’âme (traduit en anglais par At Night All Blood is Black) est l'histoire poignante et marquante, sur le plan politique, d'un soldat sénégalais.
The Senegalese culture of discretion, called “sutura”, inhibits survivors of sexual violence from publicly denouncing perpetrators.
Around the world, fragile coastal ecosystems are under intense pressure, and understanding and managing their complex interactions requires an integrated and interdisciplinary approach.
The contributions that women in West Africa’s fisheries make to the sector are widely un(der)paid, undervalued and largely invisible.
New evidence affirms that significant, long-standing inter-group cultural differences shaped the later stages of human evolution in Africa.
A new report from the GovLab and the French Development Agency (AFD) examines how development practitioners are experimenting with emerging forms of technology to advance development goals.
Regreening Africa works directly with 500,000 households to restore one million hectares of agricultural land.
The outrage over the teen film ‘Cuties’ diverts attention from the social structures that enforce conflicting expectations on young women.
President Alassane Ouattara (78) has been blowing hot and cold on whether he’ll be seeking a third term.
Glaring capacity gaps aside, the failure to curb COVID-19 is not so much due to a lack of technical know-how but to a particular view of the world.
It is important that procedures surrounding funerals are developed by public health officials alongside traditional and religious authorities.