The EU has already poured billions of euros into its assistance programs for the Sahel countries. The fundamental principles of this aid need to be rethought if it is to be truly effective.
The longer government dithers over how Eskom's debt will be paid, the bigger the problem becomes. Whatever the decision, electricity customers and taxpayers will feel the pinch.
The geographic setting of hazardous industrial sites in residential areas during apartheid hasn't transformed since democracy.
In Ghana and elsewhere in Africa, NGO policies directing children’s welfare ignore indigenous knowledge on childhood, and how it can aid the sustainable implementation of interventions.
Rural people's access to fuelwood isn't determined by the availability of the wood, instead it's controlled by power dynamics.
Leading during a crisis: how leaders of higher education institutions can adapt and innovate during uncertain times.
Social norms, practices and attitudes in African societies hinder the lives, survival and development of girls.
Kimi Makwetu embodied the values of integrity, selflessness, humility and hard work. He steadfastly believed in the South African constitution.
Given its natural resources and people, Nigeria should be a prosperous nation, but after 60 years of self governance, the country now ranks as the world poverty capital.
Fracking in Botswana could have an impact not only the country's groundwater, but also that of Namibia and South Africa.
Bad behaviour and toxic culture at a company can be corrected if the organization's board of directors states clearly the values they are looking for in a CEO.
Regional tourism took a huge knock from the Day Zero experience in Cape Town, South Africa. Here are the lessons learnt.
A court victory by an NGO against a South African municipality has laid bare the red tape and misgovernance that often burdens the process of issuing water licenses.
Burkina Faso’s genetically modified cotton success narrative was built on studies with methodological problems.
The centralised system that made NZ's initial pandemic response so successful also explains the recent failures at the border.
Female traditional leaders are an important community bloc that needs to be utilised more often.
The Africa peace and security posture is not everything it was intended to be, but it is credited with a number of success stories.
There is concern over the growing influence of non-regional players in decision making at the regional bank.
Zimbabwe's policy makers believe that deforestation is a threat to the economy, but citizens believe environmental degradation is an outcome of the country's dire political and economic situation.
South Africa's Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity reflects a global trend away from nuclear energy. But the government's actions suggest otherwise.