Globalization 4.0 presents an opportunity for Africa to position itself as a knowledge-led economy and harness its demographic dividend to address grand challenges such as climate change
Resources are urgently needed to help stop the spread of the virus, which killed almost 12,000 people in a three year epidemic between 2013 and 2016.
There is a gap in understanding between foreign impact investors and local entrepreneurs that needs to be bridged
A new study of two fossils found in Greece shows that one of them is the oldest Homo sapiens specimen ever found outside Africa by more than 50,000 years.
After years of talks, Africa's leaders have formed a 55-nation trade agreement, with the aim of seeing in a new era of development.
In recent years, African women have made great strides in getting their voices heard in politics and government. It is time for businesses within the region and around the world to embrac...
Development agency Practical Action found solar micro-grids built with storm risks in mind were largely able to withstand Cyclone Idai and could help local people recover faster.
Off-grid, solar power model PayGo is tackling Africa's electricity problem, with similar companies signing up 750 million homes to solar energy on a pay-as-you-go-basis. In addition to be...
Competition for scarce water in Kenya can often lead to confrontation between neighbours and even entire tribes that leave several dead each year.
Will the spread of digital technologies will enable informal businesses to access wider markets?
From modelling the distances schoolchildren have to walk to providing visual aids to ministers, the groundbreaking 4IR technology is revolutionizing policymaking in the nation.
One-size-fits-all data-use regulation like Europe's GDPR isn't appropriate for a fragmented, developing continent like Africa.
Partnering smartly with financial services can provide benefits for digital platforms, their suppliers and their users.
In the Nigerian state of Edo, 20,000 children have returned to school since bold educational reforms began one year ago, according to the government.
George Lwanda argues that the best way to revive economic growth in Zimbabwe would be to abandon a government-run monetary system altogether and invest in a transparent cryptocurrency.