It is particularly dangerous to be an elderly person in Tanzania’s rural areas and villages.
Continued strikes in Nigeria's health care sector has meant that many patients go without much-needed care.
A number of the superstars of Europe’s multi-billion football industry are Africans, prompting others from the continent to follow.
International and regional bodies and countries are obliged to act when these are breached.
Ethiopia and Zimbabwe show some of the most progress according to the Mo Ibrahim Foundation index on African governance.
A new study paints a troubling picture of Zimbabwe's disillusioned under-35 middle-class female population.
Rhetorical bait and switch enabled Assad to neglect political reform while cultivating support among the wealthy eliteZoe Hu
Why is Syria's Bashar al-Assad is still in power?
Failures of southern African governing political parties have increased the social gap between ruling elites and citizensWilliam Gumede
Many southern African citizens have lost all trust in the leadership of governing parties and leadership elites.
Hammarskjöld remains one of the most revered UN leaders; and in Africa, his legacy is particularly relevant given his commitment to decolonisation.
Citizens, community leaders, civil society practitioners – even politicians – have all been reluctant to discuss matters of development and politics.
African myths are meant to be an informative tool for children and adults alike.
African governments are increasingly clamping down on the internet, especially social media in an attempt to silence democratic opposition.
The violence and instability that wracks South Sudan is profoundly gendered.
Dadaab houses more than 320 000 Somalis, but now the host wants to return them to a place many of them do not know.
The opposition in Gabon strongly disputes the outcome and says votes were manipulated.
Like Iraq, the war in Libya was a strategic catastrophe
The recommendation is found in a report compiled by an organisation founded by actor George Clooney and human rights advocate John Prendergast.
Funding and investments between Global South countries are seemingly positive, but also obscure, writes Jakkie Cilliers.
Many African countries lack appropriate transfer pricing laws, and if they do have, they may not have the resources to implement them.
For a quarter of a century, Somaliland has declared itself independent from the rest of Somalia.