Most indigenous signed languages in Africa today are marginalised, dominated and suppressed by foreign signed languages.
Through its Belt and Road Initiative, China has become the world’s largest country-to-country lender. A new study shows that more than half of its loans threaten sensitive lands or Indigenous people.
The NBA Africa is making a play for expansion. Where does Barack Obama fit in?
Yusuf Grillo charted a path in African art and enabled the emergence of more artists.
Using data from the popular navigation app, researchers have pinpointed the areas of Lagos, Nigeria, where emergency obstetric care is most needed.
Towering trees in African tropical mountain forests are a vital, overlooked carbon store threatened by deforestation.
Rebasing matters because it makes updated and better data available so that better policies can be designed.
If done effectively, the reallocation could help African countries deal with COVID-19, climate change and their many other economic and social challenges.
As missionaries expanded into Africa, they held a special grudge against polygamy. Here’s how that affected education.
The classical tradition has long excluded anyone who wasn’t white. But a succession of Black female artists have attempted to broaden these ossified boundaries.
Most countries in Africa have chosen to separate the issue of the Palestinians from economic cooperation with Israel.
The report projects an increase in mean temperatures and hot extremes across the continent. Worryingly the rate of temperature increase across the continent exceeds the global average.
In his new book, Nigeria Democracy Without Development: How To Fix It, international political economist Omano Edigheji explains why democracy has not led to development in Nigeria.
Low-income countries that sought to spend more on health care during the pandemic have been hit with ratings downgrades, while others avoided borrowing entirely.
Pour parvenir à l'accès universel à l'énergie d'ici 2030, le Sénégal doit doubler son taux d'électrification, déclare l’ONU.
Eurobonds are costly for governments. But they are also attractive because investors buy them without preconditions.
Wider acceptance of indigenous plants could help reduce over-reliance on exotic food varieties.
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Leaders in Africa need to develop practical ways to achieve their aspirations.
India, Nigeria, Pakistan and South Africa lose thousands of trained doctors each year, lured away to work in richer countries – at great cost to their nation’s healthcare systems.