The African Union’s membership in the G20 is an important complement to existing strategic partnerships.
No US president has set foot on sub-Saharan Africa since 2015 – and it hasn’t gone unnoticed.
Africa has made good progress towards reducing maternal mortality and newborn deaths over the past decade. But climate change is reversing the gains.
The largest ever giraffe tracking study shows how these massive animals are responding to human pressures across many different habitats throughout Africa.
Russia was using the mercenary group to further its foreign policy aims in west Africa. There’s no reason to think Prigozhin’s death will change that.
With modern borders drawn up by colonial powers, some African governments have turned to religion to try to forge national unity since independence.
By bridging culture and computation, heritage algorithms challenge the myth of ‘primitive cultures’ and forge a new understanding of science and art.
Measures to address tensions between wildlife and humans are critical for Tanzania.
The interplay between diversity and urban planning in Sudan has created vibrant cityscapes, but also led to segregation and division.
Niger had been seen as a relatively stable nation in an unstable region. The coup could spark fears in the West that the nation may align interests with Russia and the Wagner Group.
Vladimir Putin is engaged in a bid to woo support among African leaders, but the summit masks the darker reality of Russian influence-seeking in Africa
Research shows Russian disinformation is often repeated in the media in the Global South, influencing public opinion.
The Russia-Africa summit has obvious benefits for Moscow: it conveys a perception of normalcy and the tacit approval of African elites.
The emergence of a pan-African voice in the fight against global warming, a global issue, could enable the African Union to regain ground on the international stage.
Labour, yields, and biodiversity are all elements of agriculture that need to be balanced.
Without policies that take account of a growing population with few working-age people, DRC risks seeing an increase in poverty and hunger.
The restitution of looted objects from former colonies in Africa is an essential component of post-colonial reparation.
Terms like ‘Third World’ and ‘developing nations’ have long fallen out of fashion.
The strong trade relationship with the EU means policy changes like the border tax may have disproportionately significant effects on African economies.
The government and some producers are pushing to industrialize the sugar cane-based spirit to boost its popularity around the world, while small farmers fear losing their livelihoods.