Issues such as corruption, uncertain regulation and political and social unrest have been weighing on an industry already under pressure.
Former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré, who is accused of tens of thousands of political killings and torture, will finally stand trial this month.
The continent can build on the experience gleaned from a recently signed tripartite agreement.
Business success stories abound in Africa, taking the place of political theatre and posturing.
A groundbreaking local scientific study has found that homosexuality is completely normal.
African nations are facing mounting risks as they seek to extend two decades of stellar economic growth.
Demonstrations in Burundi are the latest in a string of protests which prove African citizens will not allow their leaders to operate with impunity.
Change requires the right set of political measures and an environment of tolerance and respect.
Researchers are looking at organisms thriving in the extreme environment of the Namib to predict what kind of life we could find on other planets.
Sean Jacobs is the founder of the blog Africa is a Country, which reflects a fresh take on African nationhood that transcends geographical borders.
South Africans and foreign nationals share their thoughts about the on-going xenophobic attacks, while attending a vigil at Constitution Hill.
We are each other's last hope because, frankly, the world out there does not love us.
Today's tourists look for destinations that reflect their ethics. They want to visit real communities and have real interactions with real people.
Industry participants gathered in Cape Town to work out ways to empower and uplift people while protecting and conserving often fragile environments.
Terrorism has fuelled a sharp increase in the number of death sentences imposed on the continent in 2014, reports Amnesty International.
Feminist blogger, Nana Sekyiamah Darkoa, talks about her blog where African women can boldly share intimate stories about their sexual experiences.
Thousands of refugees are fleeing to Chad after Boko Haram's attacks in northeast Nigeria. We visited a refugee camp and town the militants attacked.
Journalist and blogger, Chika Oduah, talks about the risks of being a journalist in Africa today and the notion that journalism thrives on bad news.