This chart shows how Africa will overtake Asia in terms of population growth in the coming decades.
A new study looks at how prepared six African countries - Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, and South Africa - are for the digital revolution.
New global research shows surprising results for the highest rates of women business owners – but how can we move even further forward?
Population growth, more intense rainfall and melting ice are likely to cause more frequent and severe floods.
Turning a problem into a business opportunity, this entrepreneur wants you to spend your next holiday on his floating island made from trash.
In Chad, Africa, women are being educated on the uses of mobile technology to reduce the gap in gender inequality
Southern Africa's iconic landmark is under threat, as these pictures of the Victoria Falls show. It's the latest of the seven natural wonders of the world to be struggling as the planet w...
Providing everyone with quality healthcare in resource-strapped countries will mean innovative 'low cost' use of private-sector suppliers.
Chad has become the first country in West and Central Africa to integrate these institutions into the education system, meaning they now benefit from state resources.
These libraries are going the extra mile for the people they serve – sometimes literally.
This Kenya-based developer wants to make their games more than just a bit of fun - mixing in messages on the importance of the climate, conservation and culture.
Sierra Leone is one of the world's most energy-deprived countries – but one company is making a difference by providing solar-powered devices and chargers to 300,000 families.
Climate change is recognized as a likely catalyst in conflicts across the world - which is why climate adaptation could help bring peace as well as stability.
Research into one nonprofit organization’s long-running cash transfer program showed how a universal basic income (UBI) can transform developing economies.
Seven of the top 10 countries with the highest displacement by proportion of their population were developing island states, largely in the Pacific and the Caribbean, the report found.