Oil reserves are boosting GDP, but they aren’t the only factor driving the West African nation’s growth spurt.
As of June 1, people travelling to Tanzania will be prohibited from bringing plastic bags into the country, as the country steps up its fight on plastic.
With Africa urbanizing faster than any other world region, governments there urgently need to craft national development strategies for harnessing the economic benefits that cities can pr...
The supposedly resilient species may be at significant risk of extinction by 2070.
On the islands of Zanzibar, women are bringing light to scores of rural villages where no homes are connected to electricity.
The WHO has been using an experimental vaccine to tackle the outbreak, which is already proving 'highly effective'.
Language policy in African education systems needs to be inclusive, ensuring that children get the opportunity to learn in their mother tongue.
Namibian women join the global #MeToo movement against sexual violence.
Amid crime and gangs, Kenya's young people are turning to gardening and green spaces for a better quality of life.
Reliable data is vital when it comes to finding people in need of help, and more detailed maps could lead to more targeted outreach programmes.
Today’s architects could look to termite nests for inspiration to create effective ventilation and temperature control in buildings.
Violence, political instability and poverty have caused the number of IDPs to increase by more than a million worldwide over the last year.
Ghana's rate of forest loss is the highest in the world, with cocoa farming and illegal mining causing massive damage to the environment.
More than a third of Africans have considered leaving their country, according to a new report. But migration trends across the continent contain some surprising details.
Rwanda aims to become the first country to wipe out cervical cancer with a widespread vaccination programme.