Scientist Gualbert Séraphin Dorego of Senegal has – for the second time – signed an open letter calling the world to action on climate change and the protection of the planet’s environment.
As if the Ebola crisis in West Africa wasn’t tragic enough, investigators at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) now say at least USD$6 million was lost to f
The World Bank says $5 million in emergency funding will help Madagascar finance the response to the island nation’s plague outbreak, as the death toll has reached at least 127 victims there – and
Traffic fatalities in Africa remain the highest in the world by far when compared with those of other continents, and amount to some 300,000 lost lives per year, according to data presented at Afri
The City of Cape Town has started rationing water as the rainy season comes to an end without any hoped-for replenishment of the reservoirs in its dam system.
The World Health Organization says it has sent nearly 1.2 million doses of antibiotics to Madagascar in the fight against plague.
In South Africa, the City of Tshwane says it’s the first in sub-Saharan Africa to operate city buses that run on compressed natural gas (CNG) as it looks toward a more efficient, user-friendly publ
Scientists say an unusual strain of anthrax found in Taï National Park in Cote d’Ivoire is posing a serious threat to wildlife, including chimpanzees who may over time face extinction because of th
An environmental watchdog group says its investigation of ivory smuggling in Mozambique uncovered evidence of a Chinese-led criminal network, operating through the southern city of Shuidong that th
This year’s World Food Prize will go to Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), whose name was announced earlier this week in the United States.
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