South Africa had one of the best national gender machineries globally. But, these were dismantled and replaced with a dysfunctional ministry for women, youth and people with disabilities.
Young Ugandans have already fallen far behind in their learning because of COVID.
Al-Shabaab remains a strong regional actor and has proved itself to be a resilient force. It’s time to weigh a non-war strategic option
A small but vocal lobby – some aided by US conservatives – have drawn battle lines around unisex bathrooms and gender pronouns.
Digital activism can be fruitful if it is followed up by practical and strategic offline actions.
There are ways in which platform workers can resist the rise in job insecurity and poor working conditions brought on by digital labour platforms.
Conflict is prevalent in the region characterised by harsh climate, vast wilderness and low levels of development.
The impact of climate change on the spread of crop pests is established. Biological control methods show some promise but the pace of climate change means scientists are in a race against time.
Experts say greater use of renewable energy via solar photovoltaic and hydro power is the best route to universal access to electricity in Togo.
Track marks are a way to fill in the blanks that sometimes exist in the body fossil record.
To move towards justice and peace, Kenya must disband all police units implicated in unlawful violence and punish criminal officers.
Africans are adopting podcasting as a way of telling their own stories. In one class in Egypt, this took a feminist turn.
Despite the impact of flooding on food security, it is not recognised as a threat by policymakers.
Politics in Ghana is heavily influenced by the Christian majority of the population.
As with Ebola, it is often only when the harm is done that people working on the response realise health emergencies disproportionately harm women.
Leaders at the centre of the Ethio-Tigray war don’t believe in equal partnership. In their political cultures, winners take all.
Nigeria should consider embracing a decentralised policing system as community mobilisation during COVID lockdown ensured law and order.
Al-Shabaab’s evolution over nearly two decades has been centred around three major goals.
Nigeria’s Afrobeats stars love to identify with Fela’s activism and music - but their tributes are becoming opportunistic and empty.
Smuggling in Uganda’s West Nile region is seen as an act of defiance – a way to make ends meet in the face of perceived state neglect.