South Sudan has gone 15 months without a single reported case of Guinea worm disease, the nation's health minister said on Wednesday, suggesting a major victory for global health officials trying t
New leadership for community-based natural resource management in Mozambique
Coal selling in Quirimbas National Park, Mozambique. Photo: Andrea Borgarello/World Bank
Regent - Francis Kanu's face darkens as he remembers the day of Sierra Leone's deadly mudslide last August, and the months that followed waiting for government assistance that never came.
NEW YORK, U.S. - In what is set to become the second winter storm to strike Northeast U.S. in a week, forecasters have warned that the next winter blast will strike Tuesday night.
MEXICO CITY, Mexico - A massive 7.2 magnitude earthquake rocked Mexico’s southern Pacific Coast on Friday, leaving millions without power and evoking memories of the September 19 earthquake that ki
Heavy air pollution caused by haze and dust particles in Iran's southwestern city of Ahvaz, Khuzestan Province, has surged to 60 times above safe levels, crossing the "hazardous" level, in which th
Cape Town - The City of Cape Town's health department has emphasised the importance of washing hands and food with clean water as people skimp on water use to push DayZero even further.
In keeping with the enhanced and mutually reinforcing partnership between the two organizations and to further accelerate the implementation of the sustainable development agenda for Africa, the Un
The future of electric cars depends on China, and the situation will be impressive before the end of this decade - half of the world's electric vehicles are expected to move on the China road netwo
In a recent study, a group of researchers have developed a high-dose cholera vaccine for controlling outbreaks.
Forfeiting our commons
The Lancet’s Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition
President Obama's grand climate plan does not add up
Climate change can no longer be ignored
NGO demands withdrawal of Niyamgiri gram sabha notificatio