Is the global fight against Ebola impeded by traditional beliefs and mysticism in West Africa?
28 Sep 2014 10:04 GMT | Humanitarian crises, Health, US & Canada, Burkina Faso, Gambia
Spreading panic will not help efforts to curb the Ebola outbreak in Africa.
19 Aug 2014 12:26 GMT | Health, Guinea, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria
ID cards remind refugees and locals alike that they will never be Kenyan enough.
23 Jun 2014 08:39 GMT | Kenya
What on the surface looks like sectarian violence in CAR is a much more complex and far reaching conflict.
Nanjala Nyabola | 14 Feb 2014 09:47 GMT | Politics, Africa, Afghanistan, Cameroon, Central African Republic
There are fundamental differences in how Western and African media cover African events.
Nanjala Nyabola | 02 Jan 2014 05:35 GMT
The attack in Nairobi isn't necessarily a proxy war against Western interests, writes scholar.
Nanjala Nyabola | 23 Sep 2013 11:37 GMT | US & Canada, Afghanistan, Iraq, Kenya, Somalia
Many of the architects of African independence never got a chance to see the fruits of their labour.
Nanjala Nyabola | 25 May 2013 15:07 GMT | Burkina Faso, Namibia, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania
International media continues to underestimate the extent to which technology has been adopted by the Kenyan society.
Nanjala Nyabola | 08 Mar 2013 07:43 GMT | Kenya
Although there is a pseudo-consensus on what the law 'is', it is in fact simply a consensus among elites.
Nanjala Nyabola | 17 Feb 2013 11:50 GMT | US & Canada, Somalia, United Kingdom, United States
The upcoming US election is an excellent case for putting 'Re-Open Nominations' on the ballot in any modern democracy.
Nanjala Nyabola | 01 Oct 2012 09:48 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Pakistan, United Kingdom, United States
Throughout history, and today, sport has brought bitter national rivals together while providing hope in tough times.
Nanjala Nyabola | 12 Aug 2012 14:33 GMT | US & Canada, China, Comoros, Germany, Japan
A ski industry has sprung up in the remote alps of Afghanistan. But will this enterprise survive a resurgent Taliban?
Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer on documenting Indonesia's killings of 1965 through the eyes of perpetrators and victims.
Indonesia, Crimes against humanity, Genocide
People and Power goes on the trail of a Somali army commander accused of involvement in mass killings and war crimes.
War & Conflict, Africa, Somalia
One young Iranian woman challenges her family and traditional values as she dreams of becoming an astronaut.
Arts & Culture, Iran, Space