An Africa-based conservation expert explains why trophy hunting has not delivered for wildlife in most parts of Africa, and that local communities benefit next to nothing from its continued practice
It’s still fashionable today to promote tech startups and tech hubs based on models from the global north. But new, alternative and more sustainable models might be emerging.
Being gay in Africa can pose culturally specific challenges which the dominant, heterosexual culture may find difficult to accept.
Thanks to their high concentrations of phytoplankton, African lakes emit less CO2 than their boreal counterparts, with important consequences for climate modelling.
A return to debt sustainability will create room for African policy makers to stave off risks to the post-pandemic recovery.
Twenty-six fast-growing African cities may battle health challenges if air pollution is not addressed.
By casting spells and creating online persona to fool their victims, the Ivorian figure of the “brouteur” reveals the connections between the occult and virtual dimensions.
Monitoring and enforcing competition rules is essential to level the playing field for fairer food markets.
Undoubtedly, barbarity lies at the epicentre of modernity.
Nigeria must step up its preparedness for monkeypox.
The African Union’s Continental Early Warning System was created to anticipate and prevent conflicts, but it’s gone.
Although there is strength in diversity, members of ethnic groups in power distributing resources to members of their ethnic group at the expense of national growth entrench poverty in Africa.
The Ukraine crisis is significantly increasing political stress and potential conflict throughout Africa.
COVID is only one factor contributing to the difficult debt situation in the region.
A global team of researchers analyzed 34 studies of unconditional cash-transfer programs administered in low- and middle-income countries.
In 2022 the world is in the midst of another inflection point that few predicted. African countries have history they can draw on to respond.
Cities have the authority and duty to consider children’s rights as part of climate change responses.
The World Bank board operates on the basis of reaching decisions by consensus. This means that any executive director must earn the respect of their colleagues to affect change.
Africa’s outer space programme can help the continent meet its other flagship goals.
The sourcing of wheat has factored into the political and strategic decisions and security of many countries.