Over the last 200 years, Latin America, like most other regions, has seen a dramatic improvement in its economic and social indicators. But it can still do more.
From a platform that lets Indian artisans sell baskets to Ikea to a piece of software slashing the rate at which vaccines are out of stock in Mozambique, technology can be a huge force fo...
Around the world, governments are engaging with citizens on social media. Is it working?
Men can expect to die approximately five years sooner than women. One explanation is that men are more reluctant to go to the doctor.
Genetic sequencing allows us to determine how an infection travels – even tracing it across continents – with incredible precision.
The existence of vast amounts of information on the Internet might suggest that the library is no longer useful.
We need to take a local approach to tackling unemployment among young people, writes David Farrugia
The World Bank's Listening to Africa programme helps complement traditional surveys with mobile data on health, welfare and poverty.
Cameroon's government is creating jobs, preventing flooding and providing building materials through one initiative.
Tech entrepreneur Eric Osiakwan on innovation and technology in Africa.
The yen surged 2 per cent and equities slumped after the Bank of Japan dashed market hopes of stimulus, standing pat despite data showing the country had fallen back into deflation for th...
In order to curb illegal hunting and poaching, locals must believe that such actions are crimes.
India has already overtaken the US, becoming the second largest smartphone market in the world, but Apple is yet to win over consumers.
Intensive coding bootcamps are helping to close skills gaps and equip young people for careers in technology.
People who don't have malaria are being given antimalarial drugs unnecessarily – how can we stop this from happening?