Air pollution has increased significantly in the last 25 years, and that’s having health consequences especially in low- and middle-income countries, according to a new Global Burden of Disease (GB

The West African nation of Togo has battled coastal erosion for decades, but now it’s with both a new sense of urgency and new strategic partners in the fight.

An aftershock earthquake that measured 5.0 magnitude on the Richter scale hit Botswana shortly before 3 a.m.

Mali has become the first country to ratify the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol, a commitment to reduce the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and their impact on global warming.

Tuberculosis maintained its rank as the leading cause of death in South Africa in 2015, even as the number of deaths attributable to noncommunicable diseases – notably, diabetes – continued to rise

The mines in Botswana will be the first in Africa to adopt a Canadian model of sustainability that requires members to continuously assess their mining practices and report them to the community.

The European Union has pledged €225 million in financial support to The Gambia, with the first €75 million in immediate support announced during a visit to Banjul by Neven Mimica, Commissioner for

Cyclone Carlos, the first named storm of the season, is a severe tropical storm that was about 230 kilometers north of the island nation, moving at 6 km/h, the meteorological service said.