Smartphones supported migration flows by providing migrants with access to online information before and during travel and when they arrived at their destination country.
Many of the tools needed to tap into the potential of Africa’s livestock sector exist already.
Martian meteorites allow scientists here on Earth to decode that planet's geology, more than a decade before the first missions are scheduled to bring rocks back home from Mars.
A number of programmes now exist that are helping to close the gender gap in African science, technology, engineering and maths.
In football, a number of African teams draw heavily on their European-born diasporas, a reflection of a colonial past and deeply entrenched migration routes.
Teeth can reveal a lot about diversity when they are reasonably well-preserved.
The region has made progress but efforts must continue to end a harmful practice rooted in poverty and tradition.
There are three important issues to consider when thinking about quakes: what causes them; how to prepare and plan for them; and, how to move on after a damaging quake.
At first glance, it would seem like nothing has changed since 1991. Yet, things have been slowly and discreetly evolving in recent years at Morocco's behest.
Any policies and interventions around water management can only really be successful if women are included.
Some Muslims hide their identity, pretending to be less devout than they actually are, in a bid to deflect Islamophobia.
The solidarity conference by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) can be seen as a reaction to the gradual shift of power towards Morocco.
Ancient indigenous people often collected fossil shells, teeth and bones that have provided critical clues about human origins.
Although Senegal's overall World Cup result was disappointing, the team showed that they have a great deal to build on for future campaigns.
A great deal of hope was placed on a few outstanding African players whose abilities did not blossom at the World Cup.
African governments and football associations need to do some serious recalculating for the Qatar world cup in 2022.
The football world cup offers a useful chance to consider the apparent division between North and sub-Saharan Africa.
Africa has always promised a great deal in the international showcase but delivered very little at the football world cup.
When Senegal face Poland in their first World Cup match in Russia, the whole nation will be roaring them on to victory.
Morocco's law combines with a strongly conservative society to create a real sense of danger among LGBTIQ people.