Use of torture around the world has not diminished but the techniques used have grown more complex and sophisticated, according to new research from Queen Mary, University of London.
Africa has its first handheld tablet to rival the iPad and similar western inventions, which went on sale in the Republic of Congo on Monday, its inventor Verone Mankou said Monday.
Denmark has overtaken South Korea as the world's top country for cellphone and Internet use, a study released Monday said.
Billions of dollars are yearly withheld from national taxation via a handful of tax havens. How does that affect the tax system and people's willingness to pay tax in developing countries with weak governmental institutions?
New study finds 400,000 farmers in southern Africa using 'fertilizer trees' to improve food security
On a continent battered by weather extremes, famine and record food prices, new research released today from the World Agroforestry Centre documents an exciting new trend in which hundreds of thousands of poor farmers in ...
UN members on Thursday took their first steps in a marathon to negotiate a new global pact by 2015 that for the first time will place rich and poor under a common legal regime to tackle climate change.
The current elephant poaching crisis costs African countries around USD $25 million annually in lost tourism revenue, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Communications.
Regional cooperation to improve the fight against creeping desertification of the African continent is at the centre of a conference that is to open here Thursday.
Google is introducing a low-priced smartphone in six African countries where most people still can't afford an Internet-connected device.
The likelihood of becoming seriously ill from cholera depends on your blood group. It is possible to find a new remedy for the feared illness by studying the molecular structure in the toxin in the cholera bacteria.