Greening events provided vegetated corridors which influenced species’ distribution and evolution, including the out-of-Africa migrations of ancient humans
The tragedy should wake us up to the terrible human costs of the continued march of Western imperialism
As the world fails to contain greenhouse gas emissions by 2025, climate catastrophes will increase, exacerbated by poor governance
As global concern spread, multiple nations offered to urgently send aid and rescue teams to help the war-scarred country that has been overwhelmed by what one UN official labelled ‘a calamity of epic proportions’
The AU lacked a security apparatus of its own and Nato and the West were only too happy to step into the breach
Libya – along with Algeria, Angola and Nigeria top a list of countries where you can travel the furthest in Africa
When Russia illegally invaded Ukraine, was not that the moment for the United Nations to send its secretary general to Moscow to demand a ceasefire?
These are the veto power of the Security Council, major powers ignore the UN and the UN secretary general cannot favour either side in the war
Africa is again becoming the stage for the proxy wars of foreign powers
Conflict hotspots, most in the Sahel region, will continue to dominate the news this year, while a number of countries will hold key elections.
The political uncertainty has raised tensions on the ground across Libya, controlled by an array of armed groups in a decade of conflict following the 2011 revolt that overthrew longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi.
Rebels killed Muammar Gaddafi in his hometown of Sirte on 20 October 2011, months into the Nato-backed rebellion that ended his four-decade rule
Alpha Condé is not the first president to have his humiliation captured on camera.
Nongovernmental organisations applying for observer status at the African Union are subjected to intense scrutiny but a non-African state merely needs the approval of the AU Commission’s chairperson
South Africa’s new military weapon takes a leaf out of the Libyan rebel forces’ handbook as it lands in Mozambique to fight insurgents
A decade after the photojournalist’s death his family wants his remains found and to know the circumstances in which he died
Restrictions to battle the pandemic offer ideal cover for authoritarian regimes to undermine and clamp down on opposition parties
Three legal complaints have been submitted to the UN to investigate the photojournalist’s killing and recover his remains
The UN found that Trump ally Erik Prince violated the Libyan arms embargo. Here are the South Africans the report says helped him to do so
In exclusive interviews, former officials explain what has gone wrong and why the United States keeps making the same mistakes
Climate change also has the potential to increase conflicts in Africa, as competition for scarce resources grows
Militias have increased in numbers and strength, and now outnumber state security forces by four to one
The UN is currently going through a serious liquidity crisis because many countries have not paid their annual dues, and it is therefore unable to fulfil all its mandates
The root causes of the ongoing conflict in Darfur are rising to the surface amid an influx of arms from Libya
Simmering tensions could see the country partitioned between east and west
The Trump administration is only the latest to push the boundaries of the law to take out foreign adversaries
The brand new vehicles will make their first trips in the coming days, across a city has lived with the deadly rhythm of combat in its outer suburbs
Many returnees suffer long-term mental and physical health problems as well as social stigma on returning to Nigeria
Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights
The EU’s leadership team must renew pressure on Libyan authorities to come up with an alternative to this system of arbitrary detention
Deadly conflicts will be best addressed if Addis Ababa and New York increase co-operation
103 of Africa’s most prominent thinkers ask to visit their incarcerated colleagues in Eritrea