A deadly form of plague has broken out on Uganda's border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and several people are thought to have died of the disease, the World Health Organization s
The death toll inflicted by floods in Malawi has risen sharply to 56 following search-and-rescue missions in the most remote affected areas.
Kenya's leaders have said that the Mau forest is under threat from illegal logging and clearing and waters that used to flow from the forest are now drying up.
At least 115 people have been killed in Mozambique, Malawi and South Africa after heavy rains affected 843,000 people across southeast Africa, officials and the UN said, prompting calls for emergen
Thirty people have died, hundreds injured and more than 6,000 have been displaced by floods in southern Malawi, following days of heavy rains.
Environmentalists in northeast Kenya are campaigning against a major construction project which they say is taking place on land grabbed illegally.
The battle to beat Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is failing, medical charity Doctors Without Borders (known by its French initials, MSF) has warned, with health workers unable to
At least 20 people, including many children, have been killed in flash floods in six districts and the capital of Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, the United Nations has said.
Temperatures in Hobart hit a new March record of 39.1C on Saturday, the day after official figures released by Australia's Bureau of Meteorology showed that Australia had just suffered its hottest
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