Apps like WhatsApp have connected more voices to participate in live talk radio - but this comes with new challenges.
Sexist slandering has been used not just to describe Grace Mugabe, but to denigrate any women who aspire to political positions.
Zimbabwe's policy makers believe that deforestation is a threat to the economy, but citizens believe environmental degradation is an outcome of the country's dire political and economic situation.
There are some moves towards recognising and redressing archaeology's colonial history.
Statistical models and the knowledge of on-the-ground rangers are valuable and complementary sources of evidence for biodiversity conservation.
Without a clear framework within which decisions can be made, heritage resources will forever be threatened by development.
Archaeologists have long studied diseases in past populations. They've explored the evolution of pathogens and how they interacted with humans.
The policy and law applying to refugees and asylum seekers in South Africa is largely progressive. But, in practice, they continue to endure hardship and unfair treatment by officials.
From getting schooling for their children through an app in the wrong language to trouble finding gloves and masks, refugees across the globe face different challenges in dealing with the coronavirus.
National emergencies allow for the purest expressions of sovereign power, testing the government’s commitment to human rights. Some leaders are failing the coronavirus test, experts say.
Rumours of the collapse of the cryptoworld have been much exaggerated.
By pushing their usually valid complaints onto the streets and the courts, opposition leaders deny governments the popular goodwill and international credibility they need to govern effectively.
Global cooperation is essential if climate action is to be effective, amid the right-wing onslaught against multilateralism.
Trade and investment can help reduce poverty, promote women’s empowerment, and support children’s rights. It can also do the opposite.
Mathematical modelling tools may predict where tsetse flies are being driven to extinction.
A retrospective exhibition displays the key works from the life and times of activist and artist Judy Seidman. She has used political posters as a galvanising force in the fight against injustice.
Land reform has always been closely tied to shifts in the wider political economy of countries.
There needs to be more awareness of the benefits of insects as food, and support for farming and markets.
When the military intervened against Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe in 2017, it wasn't widely called a military coup. New research shows that's exactly what it was.
As storm directions change, countries that are outside the usual tropical storm zones need to ready themselves.