Big data can be used to properly advise smallholder farmers in Africa and help guide pest monitoring efforts.
Nigerians go to the polls in 2019 in an election that the incumbent Muhammadu Buhari wants to win by any means necessary.
Even with the best will in the world, there's only so much social policy can do to stop organised crime.
He left an enduring legacy of embedding democracy and involving civil society in the pursuit of peace.
Kofi Annan was the first UN employee to rise to the position of Secretary General but his tenure also had a darker side.
The Saudi-Canadian row offers Canada an opportunity to adopt a new Middle East policy based on universal human rights that address the needs of the many and contributes to regional stability.
Riparian zones are meant to be a vital part of Nairobi's drainage system, but they've been built on.
Vaccines that help prevent meningococcal disease don't give lifetime protection.
Only a couple of months until the elections, the frontrunner is behind bars and the economic agenda of the next government is anyone’s guess.
By sharing a location with the SKA, HIRAX will be able to conduct science in “radio-clear” skies across its wide frequency range.
Aretha Franklin, the 'Queen of Soul', was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The reason that nanoparticles hold such hope for TB treatment is that they can be carefully targeted.
Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed Ali's project of reconciliation can be greatly helped by the Orthodox Church.
Bridge engineering does not end when construction finishes and traffic starts to flow.
A look at Hajj-going among British Muslims shows how modern transport and marketisation have led to huge changes.
Happy birthday Ms Ciccone – you redefine age.
The re-election of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen contributes to the growing global democratic crisis. Here's why.
The warm period will occur even on top of regular climate change.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo has been hit with another Ebola outbreak. This may be the test case for how to deal with future outbreaks.
Fields of sunflowers are now a common sight all over the world – but this has only been the case relatively recently.