Despite them living for up to 2,500 years, researchers have discovered several baobab trees in Africa have died. Aida Cuni Sanchez on why these trees have a special place in our world.
Africa has always promised a great deal in the international showcase but delivered very little at the football world cup.
Nelson Mandela’s centenary celebrations provide a chance to debunk the lie that he sold out black South Africans.
Video Assistant Referees at the World Cup finals in Russia might help African teams to do better than they have done so far.
To understand why women in Africa are less politically represented than men, one needs to look into the history of the continent’s gender gap when it comes to matters of leadership and governance.
More than half of girls in South Sudan are married before the age of 18. Endemic conflict and food shortages are only exacerbating the problem.
For Ethiopia, there is no connection between the Maqdala war in 1868 and the stolen treasures at Maqdala
Ethiopia has taken time and listened to the new prime minister. Now he needs to convert his vision into concrete policies
South Sudan’s chiefs wield real power, administering customary laws to resolve local disputes. But they often reinforce gender inequalities – could the new chief change this?