The detective turned criminologist who was sent to help Portuguese police in 2007 says he had misgivings as to how the most basic of tasks were being carried out.
The Portuguese colonisers were not the only ones who could use radio for control. A new book tells how popular radio broadcasts from Angola's liberation fighters were used as weapons in the struggle.
Timor-Leste has had a long and violent history of struggle for self-determination, and while there is much to celebrate, there is also still much to do.
Does having children make the goal of fairly dividing work at home more elusive?
England's national team are playing a blinder. Here's how they take it to the next level.
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.
And how long before such extreme heatwaves become the 'new norm' across the region?
The president, who called the European Union a 'foe' following a series of meetings in Europe, may not realize just how much Americans have gained from their relationship with Europe.
Migrants leave poor countries for a better life in richer ones. But the migration of Portuguese to Angola after Europe's 2008 financial crisis shows how roles can be reversed.
Italy, Portugal and Spain have all gone up in flames in recent weeks, highlighting the need to rethink how Mediterranean countries protect people and save ecosystems.
From hospital waiting lists to suicide rates, here's how cuts affected health in Ireland and Greece.
Portugal's wildfire has killed 64 people. Yet, as with Grenfell Tower in London, the risk of such a blaze was foreseeable.
A new art exhibition in Johannesburg mines the rich intersections between Mozambique, South Africa and Portugal.
Portugal won the war on drugs by giving up. What lessons can South Africa learn from their approach?
Portugal used radio propaganda in its colonies in the 1960s against local liberation movements. Decades later there are still lessons to be learned for occupying armies from their failed strategies.
The people who voted for the new American president may not be as hard for the Left to reach as it may appear.
Athens can celebrate two consecutive quarters of growth. Berlin must stomach some weakness. Everyone should remember cheap money isn't free money.
There were seven highly regarded and qualified women who could have been selected as the next UN secretary-general. So why did the job go to another man?
It costs multiple millions to sponsor a global sports event. Why bother when non-sponsors cleverly associate themselves for next to nothing?
Perverse mental processes take over when the chips are down. And there's something you can do about it.