Thousands of people have died in the quest to reach Europe through dangerous means. Despite diverse efforts by African and EU governments to curb migration, little has changed as more people try to reach Europe even at the peril of their lives.
Land routes across Africa are among the most deadly for migrants, a new report from the UN has revealed. Much of the violence people face is at the hands of state and local officials.
African countries are offering tourists from all over the world the chance to travel the continent and even go on safari by virtual means. But is this a satisfactory substitute for the real thing?
East Africa is battling its worst locust invasion in decades. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, countries are fighting to stop a new generation of locusts swarms, which could jeopardize food security.
What's the trend in purchasing power in Mali or the birth rate in Chad? Quite often it's tough to find reliable statistical data for African countries. Experts lament the lack of hard numbers and call for an urgent fix.
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