Pan-African festival marked the emergence of a post-imperial world
The Ebola outbreak in the DRC has been declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. What does this mean for the outbreak response?
Trump and Zuma seek to sell explanations of their misfortunes to the socially insecure and economically vulnerable. To an alarming extent they succeed.
The IMF has increasingly turned its focus to growing inequality worldwide. Ironically, research shows that policy reforms it mandated exacerbated income inequalities.
African leaders who have sought ICC involvement have all seen the court as being beneficial to the survival of their governments.
The fossil fuel industry depends on massive government support, which makes the public foot the bill for a harmful and uncompetitive industry.
South Africa's rural communities where mining licenses have been granted are often excluded from consultations and bear the brunt having their environment and livelihoods destroyed.
The rapid invasion is a major threat to the environment and rural people’s livelihoods.
There are reasons to be cautiously optimistic about Bissau-Guinean politics going forward.
A human rights approach offers central banks a new tool for understanding the true costs and benefits of their operations.
The process of radicalisation is a complex system that cannot be reduced to the brain, behaviour, or environment. It exists at the intersection of all these elements.
While the 2019 'Aladdin' is a big improvement from the 1992 version, it still recycles some old tropes.
Binyavanga Wainana was a brilliant writer and sharp thinker, creative and unruly.
The outcome is completely opposite to the polls, which all had Labor ahead going into the election, albeit narrowly and with some tightening during the campaign.
We're finding more near-Earth objects all the time, and the challenge is to identify those that could potentially hit us. So how come we missed one that caused a huge blast in December?
If left unchecked, invasions of privacy enabled by technology could put every human right at risk, and on a scale that would be truly terrifying.
The value of green technologies and systems is that they are largely decentralised or semi-decentralised.
CRISPR babies may be just the beginning. China has a different take than the West on ethics and how to get ahead in business and other endeavors.
For a long time South Africa thought it had a Jacob Zuma problem. In fact its got a systemic ANC problem.