WAN Commercial Award 2016 Winners Announced

Showcasing the very best of commercial architecture, Stinessen Arkitektur AS and Robin Partington & Partners collectively claim title

Zaha Hadid Architects bring two halves together

The world’s tallest central atrium extends 190m through the full height of this new building in Beijing

From Julia to Julius

Julius Kaggwa was born intersex, which made for a confusing, isolating and sometimes dangerous childhood growing up in Uganda.

Stanley Kwenda: Could the next Messi come out of Lagos?

One of the world's biggest football clubs, Barcelona is taking its skills to Nigeria.

Elizabeth Ohene: ‘Joining the desperadoes’

Elizabeth Ohene considers Ghanaians' wanderlust as her compatriots join those taking risks to claim asylum abroad.

Drought battle

Kenyan herders are giving their own food to animals to keep them alive during the severe drought.

Yousra Elbagir: Global pariah

In our series of letters from African journalists, Sudanese columnist Yousra Elbagir explains what it is like to live in a country subject to US sanctions.

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Nigeria’s art of flowery language

In our series of letters from African journalists, novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani considers the art of Nigerian verbosity.