More than two out of three displaced people are not refugees, but remain within their own country.
Binyavanga Wainana was a brilliant writer and sharp thinker, creative and unruly.
Because the interactions between trees, soils, crops and livestock can be positive or negative, their relationship must be balanced and understood.
Changes in weather patterns have made life a great deal more precarious for pastoral communities.
Our findings suggest that the demand for rhino horn is unlikely to fall because people's beliefs are firmly entrenched.
Solar lights can help local governments drastically reduce their spending on electricity bills.
Some areas in Kenya haven't experienced "long rains" for three consecutive years causing crop failures and food insecurity.
Forest communities have seen little or no change in improving livelihoods and stopping deforestation.
Sudan's academics have been instrumental in bringing regime change and negotiating transitions.
In sub-Saharan Africa there are more people with mobile phones than access to electricity, and their data could be useful.
Existing toilets aren't a good fit for parts of sub-Saharan Africa because many areas lack water and there's often no proper plumbing.
Women identify more with their government representatives based on ethnicity rather than gender.
Poor supervision, poor training, and unfair treatment of lower-ranked officers make misconduct more likely to happen among Ghana's police force.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s comments about weapons as part of development for Africa could have the opposite effect if conditions aren’t strict and democratic processes aren't followed.
Côte d'Ivoire's government needs to provide different incentives and opportunities to former combatants.