To address youth unemployment, especially in Africa, we need to shift youths' efforts from seeking jobs to creating marketable opportunities for themselves.
South Africa has granted a patent to an artificial intelligence for the invention of a food container - but the decision hasn't been without criticism.
A decade ago, Durban was facing severe water shortages, but today it's addressed significant water-related challenges offering a template for other cities.
In Johannesburg, South Africa, an old school bus has been converted into low-cost, zero-waste grocery store to help combat mass hunger in the inner city.
Wildfires in South Africa have spread to the University of Cape Town (UCT) campus, a site that holds a number of significant and historical archives.
What did the late economist John Williamson mean by the 'Washington Consensus' – and where do we go from here as we build back better after the pandemic?
South African charity, Love Our City Klean, is giving hundreds of volunteers the chance to collect and exchange recyclable rubbish for a digital currency.
In 2007, a severe drought in Lesotho and South Africa drastically reduced crop yields and increased food prices, creating food insecurity for many people.
Two women have started a campaign called Water for Future, that aims to tackle river pollution in Johannesburg's Jukskei while creating job opportunities.
Hotel Sky in Johannesburg is the first African hotel to deploy robots, as three new robots help with room service, travel information and moving luggage.
A pioneering scheme that exploits the similarities between knitting and coding is one way Black South African women are being encouraged to take up careers in tech.
Southern Africa shows how 4IR technologies can enable access to trusted data and driving the economic rebound in the wake of COVID-19.
This year's World AIDS Day holds extra significance in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Our response to HIV/AIDS offers lessons in tackling COVID-19.
Could applying modern e-hailing technology to private mass transport in Africa produce mobility options that improve life in the continent's major cities?
Cape Town has an 80% higher chance of another 'Day Zero' drought by the end of the century if greenhouse gas-emissions keep rising at current rates, according to research.