China’s need for private security services in Africa has grown significantly as Beijing increases its investment in the continent.
America is seeking to reconnect with Africa through climate-smart solutions, health and digital technology.
The meetings between Blinken and his South African counterpart Naledi Pandor could help iron out misunderstandings about the intent of the US targeting Russian ‘malign’ activities in Africa.
Studying local Africans’ contributions to the abolition of slavery provides a fuller understanding of its history.
Russia is trying to normalise an international order where might makes right. And democracy and respect for human rights are optional.
To live up to their promise, both on the African continent and elsewhere, digital currencies must be globally coordinated.
Every year, seven in ten maternal deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa. A study examining sub-Saharan Africa’s largest metropolis find that inequalities in access play a key role.
Five essential reads on Russia’s relationship with Africa.
Known as ting or amazimba, indigenous sorghum is resilient and rich in cultural and health benefits – yet crops are declining.
While many people rely on written signage to find their way around, oral language plays a significant role in giving directions in rural areas.
The fundamental issue at stake in abortion debates is personhood, which is viewed differently around the world, an anthropologist writes.
In democratic contexts, getting women into work empowers them. In autocracies like Ethiopia’s, this doesn’t hold. We found out why.
At last: a substantial fashion exhibition devoted to the traditions, skill and exuberance of African designer style.
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.