From unwrapping parties to grinding-up mummies to make medicine, Europe has a long and strange relationship with Ancient Egyptian remains.
The final in Casablanca puts Caf at a crossroads about host nations and venues for matches.
Historians aren’t sure exactly when the first zoo was built, but it’s clear humans have kept exotic animals for thousands of years.
The plan to replace Museveni with his son has dramatically shifted from rumour to reality in recent months.
Not all nations have joined in a united front against Russia’s invasion. The conflict and talk of a new Cold War could reignite the nonaligned movement.
The sourcing of wheat has factored into the political and strategic decisions and security of many countries.
500 million people live in 19 African countries deemed “water insecure”.
Viewed from Cairo, the war in Ukraine poses an existential threat to something Egyptians can’t do without: abundant, cheap bread.
Egypt is already feeling the impact of the war, which has led to recent cancellation of tenders due to lack of offers, in particular from Ukraine and Russia.
Wheat accounts for about 20% of human calorie consumption, and Russia and Ukraine are both major exporters. The war could hit household food supplies in countries as far apart as Egypt and Indonesia.
The project violates colonial-era water rights but promises cheap and clean power to East Africa.
Young academies, which generally represent early career scientists, fared far better than their senior counterparts - a promising sign for the future.
Thanks to the growing appeal of African football stars and a dream final, Afcon is establishing itself on the world sporting map.
In order for snow to form, two distinctive weather properties are needed: cold temperatures and moist air. The Sahara can tick these boxes.
All too often, urban reforms are led by technical and infrastructural change, rather than by engaging people.
Governments are purposefully using laws that lack clarity, or ignore laws completely, to carry out illegal surveillance of their citizens.
The pandemic has made some people rush to get tattoos for different reasons. A tattoo historian explains why tattoos are often seen to be ‘trashy,’ a view likely influenced by colonialism.
Eurobonds are costly for governments. But they are also attractive because investors buy them without preconditions.
An expert says Nigeria’s capacity to access space support for development and security will be affected if its satellite goes down.
As the government cracks down on the right to protest, we should remind ourselves of similarities between new legislation and older legacies of imperialism.