The shrinking of Lake Chad contributes to instability in the countries which sit around its expanse.
Idir’s songs gave Kabyles a sense that their culture counted: that their customs and traditions could form a part of a modern Algerian nation.
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.
Looking at his brilliant career is looking into Algeria’s relationship with its history and identity, but also questioning what it means to be exiled.
They protest to have a sound economic system based on healthy competition and free enterprise.
The 17 goals seek to end all forms of poverty everywhere by 2030, by achieving 169 targets. Progress in achieving them does not match the hype.
Land reform has always been closely tied to shifts in the wider political economy of countries.
There are three important issues to consider when thinking about quakes: what causes them; how to prepare and plan for them; and, how to move on after a damaging quake.
At first glance, it would seem like nothing has changed since 1991. Yet, things have been slowly and discreetly evolving in recent years at Morocco's behest.
Muslims make up 9% of France's population and half of all its prisoners – many convicted on drug charges. But social justice isn't part of the country's growing debate on legalization.
Pan-African festival marked the emergence of a post-imperial world
The killing of protesters by the Sudanese military signifies its reluctance to hand over power, as demanded by the African Union.
The role of the military in toppling authoritarian rulers, after intensive popular protests, raises questions about how the AU's policy against coups should be applied.
Government restrictions on individual freedoms in the name of public security is increasing.
Some Muslims hide their identity, pretending to be less devout than they actually are, in a bid to deflect Islamophobia.
When the 2011 Libyan civil war erupted, Twitter became a major instrument to air the rebels’ account of the conflict and present themselves internationally as a viable alternative to Moammar Gadhafi.
Algerians are working to change their future while avoiding the bloodshed of their past.
Young Algerians who dream of accessing global markets have extensively used iconic brands, films and series as political resources.
Demonstrations against Abdelaziz Bouteflika have opened up a rare space for debate and self-expression – and could signal a change to a more free and involved civil society in Algeria.
Jair Bolsonaro has very rightwing views likely to put a final nail in the coffin off Brazil's Africa moment spearheaded by former president Lula da Silva.