Thanks to a pioneering project survivors and perpetrators of the Rwandan genocide now live side by side in 'reconciliation villages'.
Traditional West African ‘healers’ and Sicilian psychiatrists are struggling to help free Nigerian women forced into prostitution
Despite our complicated relationship with it, our poo could one day power our cell phones, tablets and laptops.
Moon cups, reusable pads and period panties are all alternatives to disposable pads and tampons, but they may not work for everyone.
More than 383 000 people have fled to Uganda since July when violence resumed in the South Sudanese capital of Juba.
TB treatment is available for free in South Africa. But 20% of people are never diagnosed and spread the disease unknowingly.
Ugandans hoping to travel abroad have been left stranded after the country’s Ministry of Internal Affairs ran out of stock for ordinary passports.
June 12 is the World Day Against Child Labour. The UN estimates that 168 million children are being put to work globally.
The contract is part of a drive by the Nigerian government to privatise its dilapidated state assets.
The World Bank won't be giving up on public funding, but it will increasingly be trying to attract private investors to developing countries
Kenya must address the problem of tribalism and ethnic violence. To do this, leaders must critically examine the concept of political ideology.
Dissatisfied ex-combatants who aren’t serving in the formal military structures pose the biggest long-term threat to the stability of the country.
Africa’s Great Green Wall is a colossal initiative to improve life in the drylands that surround the Sahara.
Internet users in Cameroon have once again taken to the streets urging their government to restore internet connectivity in English-speaking regions
The plan aims to protect both workers and the environment when dealing with electronic waste at Agbogbloshie, a major dumping site outside of Accra