Farming in the shadow of the world's highest mountains has never been easy - and climate change is making it even more difficult.
The water hyacinth is a foreign weed introduced in the early 1990s to Nigeria. Since then it has spread rapidly to two-thirds of the country's rivers.
Health officials have warned that the second-deadliest outbreak of Ebola may spiral out of control unless attacks by armed groups on medical facilities and workers in the Democratic Republic of the
Singapore has seized nearly 26 tonnes of pangolin scales - the most ever recorded - in two separate operations over the past week, increasing calls for improved protection for the endangered specie
The death toll from a storm that crashed into southeast Africa last month has risen above 1,000, with more than 4,000 cases of cholera reported among survivors in Mozambique, the hardest-hit countr
UN warns of ongoing food insecurity in Africa, Al Jazeera looks at how Kenya is dealing with a regional hunger crisis.
Beira, Mozambique - Sara Francisco survived the devastating Cyclone Idai by climbing a rooftop with her two young daughters in her rural village of Buzi after most surrounding buildings were swept
One in four people interviewed in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) last year believed Ebola wasn't real, according to a new study, underscoring the enormous challenges healthcare work
Dire Dawa, Ethiopia - Millions of people in the Horn of Africa are suffering from a prolonged drought that is coinciding with the United States's proposal to slash funding for lifesaving food aid.
The death toll from Cyclone Idai continues to rise as southern African countries struggle to deal with the devastating aftermath of the torrential downpours.
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