Renewables, AI, robotics and other emerging technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution offer Africa untold potential for sustainable growth and prosperity.
Nonprofit organizations are the heartbeat of efforts to improve communities around the world – but they are chronically under-resourced.
Rising sea levels, increasing temperatures, floods or severe droughts will all put a strain on the healthcare amenities and disaster mitigation systems in African cities.
Thanks to conservation efforts, populations of several iconic species have been rising for the last few years.
Malawi's government recently announced a US$7 million programme for forest restoration.
Drones have been hyped as a great way to deliver shopping or takeaway food to the time-poor in busy cities. But in Rwanda, a much more valuable service is on offer.
Some of humanity’s greatest innovations – from vaccines to brain surgery – were pioneered by Africans.
Mobile money is playing a significant role in Somalia's economy.
All 55 members of the African Union have to hold regular, democratic elections, but to what extent to they reflect the real will of the people?
Space technology could support small-scale farmers struggling with the impact of climate change.
Nigeria is in the midst of a population boom that has left the nation with just 10% of the energy it needs to supply its people.
Several Ghanaian banks have collapsed in recent months – but the government is meeting the crisis with a strong regulatory framework.
As climate change looms, Kenya – Africa’s geothermal power leader – is among countries making a rapid switch to renewable energy.
The Pest Risk Information Service (PRISE) uses satellite imagery and computer models to predict pest outbreaks and inform farmers on steps they need to take.
This month, South Africa celebrates the anniversary of its pioneering gay-marriage decision. But the reality on the ground lags far behind the legal situation.