The UN Refugee Agency released its annual Global Trends study on Tuesday, a report that finds 68.5 million people had been driven from their homes across the world at the end of 2017, primarily bec
The 5.0-magnitude earthquake that struck Namibia on Thursday morning comes as the country’s Ministry of Mines and Energy has been trying to dispel rumors of a predicted “big earthquake” that were p
Tedros Adhanom, the World Health Organization Director General, was in Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday to personally evaluate the response to the country’s new Ebola outbreak.
There’s a new strategy to combat the illegal wildlife trade in Africa, and it relies on local communities and their role in curbing elephant, rhino and other wildlife trafficking.
Health officials in South Africa say there are now more than 1,000 laboratory-confirmed listeriosis cases tied to the Enterprise Foods production facility at Polokwane with 55 of those cases report
China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday disputed the charge that a Chinese mining company operating in Mozambique has violated environmental laws and harmed the lives of villagers in Nagon
As Nigeria deals with the worst outbreak of Lassa fever on record, medical professionals at Irrua in Edo state – the epicenter of the emergency – are dealing with high caseloads and long hours.
It isn’t climate change that will increase the frequency of civil war in Africa as a result of food scarcity, according to a study recently published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economi
At least 17 people are dead on Madagascar after a tropical cyclone struck the Indian Ocean island nation at the weekend.
An initiative designed to protect environmental defenders around the world from threats, intimidation, harassment and murder was launched Tuesday by the United Nations Environment Program.
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