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.
In spite of increased economic, political and social interactions, Nigeria-China relations are dented by old and new racism.
Africa needs to be better prepared to deal with future pandemics. That should start with a re-assessment of how countries invest in – and support – local research.
Why Britain and Africa need each other more than ever.
When people are hungry or not sure where their next meal is coming from, they get angry at their governments. This gives terrorist groups opportunities to recruit new members.
Nigeria's pre-eminent position in Africa, lost to corruption and political patronage over the years, can be regained by putting its house in order.
The Nigerian government must adopt a process that is open in implementing its social assistance programmes.
It's been 60 years since most of France's former colonies in Africa gained independence. But France still maintains a significant military presence on the continent.
Africa is facing a profound crisis that could set its development back a generation. It needs a solution to its debt problems that doesn't cripple countries.
As Nigeria battles COVID-19, systemic corruption and a low level of accountability in the health sector may undermine efforts to halt the devastating effect of the virus.
Safe rural migration programmes are not a substitute for formal social protection. But they could buy governments some time.
Refugee-led organisations in camps and cities in Uganda are at the frontline of the response to COVID-19 response.
In many sub-Saharan African countries, 20% of mothers have suffered the death of a child, a new study finds. In Mali, Liberia and Malawi, it's common for mothers to lose two children.
African countries should draw from past experience to put together plans to manage the post-COVID-19 tourism void
African countries face unique challenges in their efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19, but lessons learned in other regions where the coronavirus has already peaked may be helpful.
The findings suggest that farmers will benefit from more accurate crop yield monitoring.
South Africa cannot afford to embark on a strategy of extended periodic lockdowns. It needs to shift to mass testing and contact tracing.
With recent calls for their use in combating COVID-19, there are concerns that chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine might become unavailable to people who need them.
Interventions seen to originate in the West frequently spark suspicion in northern Nigeria.
No continent is more vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic. The most vulnerable people pay the highest price, and this time Africa will struggle to get help as other nations fight their own battles.