Laptops have introduced the children of Nosy Komba in Madagascar to previously inaccessible tools.
Not everyone can escape to the ocean's depths to avoid the Trump presidency, but we can escape to the movies. 'The Shape of Water' reminds audiences of the humanity of those who are marginalized.
Russian president Vladimir Putin draws upon the imperial symbols of the Byzantine Empire to position Russia as the "third Rome." Meanwhile, Byzantium is erased by western history books.
Stigma about black or African hair reflects deep-seated politics around race and history.
As the governor of China's central bank oversees the stability of the world’s second largest economy, this leadership change is one the global economy is watching closely.
If Americans remember My Lai, they likely know that something awful happened there. On this 50th anniversary, it is worth recalling the grotesque details, in the hope of preventing a future My Lai.
A deal brokered by Ethiopia to develop the port at Berbera will have a ripple effect across the Horn of Africa.
Ethiopia's recent upheavals could potentially destabilise the entire Horn of Africa.
The reaction of much Russian media to the Russian spy attack highlights the paucity of different viewpoints available in Russian.
Three researchers studied the "crop raiders" of the Brazilian rainforest in the hope of aiding both local farmers and wildlife conservation.
The British PM says Russia is probably responsible for the attack on Sergei Skripal. But getting definitive proof could mean compromising British intelligence work.
Kenya spends millions treating women who have complications after unsafe abortions.
Hawking's life embodied what it means to have access to the human right of communication through communication technology.
Recent scientific studies have claimed that transfusions of blood from teenagers can help delay or reverse the ageing process. Do they stack up?
Trump's pick to lead the State Department believes Iran is 'intent on destroying America.' But ending the Iran nuclear deal could unleash a violent chain reaction, a Mideast scholar says.
Governments are using Big Data to design improvements and upgrades of cities. But ethical questions need to be considered, lest we end up jeopardising citizens' privacy or deepen social inequalities.
The result of Russia's upcoming election is already known: President Vladimir Putin will be re-elected. Will he be content to be a lame duck, or will he undermine democracy to suit his ambition?
When Aung San Suu Kyi led her party to victory in 2015, many hoped Myanmar's worst days were behind them. But the government's complicity in the Rohingya crisis has tarnished her reputation.
Relations between the US and Africa are unlikely to improve while Trump remains president. But that doesn't mean the continent should remain passive.