In some countries, people want more freedom of speech. In others, they feel that there is too much.
The Kazungula Bridge connects Zambia and Botswana, barely missing Namibia and Zimbabwe.
How do archaeologists know if someone was buried intentionally tens of thousands of years ago?
'Battlefield maps' show continent under attack from hostile invaders.
An experiment in Botswana suggests a non-lethal deterrent for predatory lions.
Maps show the oldest company in (nearly) every country – and a few interesting corporate trends.
Pew Research Center data shows that most people think diversity improves lives in their countries.
Despite potential good intentions, interventionist policies are often viewed by classical liberals as violations of individual freedoms.
Technology best serves the user when organic development combines necessity with collective values.
Budget cuts to pandemic preparedness put us all at risk.
Answer: When 22 men make more money than all of the women in Africa, an Oxfam study says absolutely.
An online tool listed the home of the Black Panther as a trading partner of the United States.
The vaccine is 97.5% effective in protecting against the Zaire species of Ebola, according to the World Health Organization.
These maps show surprising juxtapositions of ancient and modern toponyms of the Mother Continent.
A DNA study looks for the home of the earliest modern humans.
Norway plans to pay Gabon $150 million to protect its vast network of rainforests.
We are constantly trying to force the world to look like us — we need to move on.
A recent clinical trial shows that two new drugs are far more effective than current treatments.
It's part of the nation's massive reforestation campaign that aims to plant 4 billion trees in 2019.
Lake Turkana Wind Power is expected to produce enough electricity to power 330,000 local homes.
New report shows the extent of China's hidden power as the developing world's creditor.
The relentless sun makes life in the Sahara almost unbearable. But could it also be its greatest resource?
One of the world's deadliest diseases, malaria takes the life of a child every two minutes.
Experts argue the jaws of an ancient European ape reveal a key human ancestor.
Both panoramic and detailed, this infographic manages to show both the size and distribution of world religions.
We are destroying who they are.
Most captive elephants are kept under immensely cruel conditions. In Myanmar, they're treated differently.
Hi-tech imaging again reveals a hidden chapter of human history.
The Oxfam report prompted Anand Giridharadas to tweet: "Don't be Pinkered into everything's-getting-better complacency."
Financial literacy programs turns girls into powerful economic contributors.