Sheep farmers around Williston, a rural town in South Africa’s drought-hit Northern Cape, face a tough choice: either truck in costly feed to keep their animals alive or slaughter much of their sto
The world’s biggest photovoltaic solar plant is set to start operating by April 2019, a managing director of China’s Jinko Solar Holding Co. said.
A group of South African mining communities will challenge the government’s Mining Charter and seek a court order to ensure they are involved in drafting any replacement.
Novartis AG began testing a new anti-malaria pill in Africa, advancing development of an alternative to its most effective treatment that billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said risked losing po
South Africa’s jobless rate stayed at a 14-year high in the three months through June as agriculture, mining and construction lost positions while finance and trade employed more people.
More than three years of fighting have slashed South Sudan’s oil output and left half its people facing severe food shortages.
Fenix International, a San Francisco startup making solar-power systems for people with no access to electricity grids, is expanding in Africa through a partnership with the continent’s largest wir
Tanzanian lawmakers approved two laws that enable the government to renegotiate contracts with mining and energy companies as the state seeks a greater share of revenue from its natural resources.
Heavy rains in Ivory Coast’s cocoa-growing areas are slowing the harvesting and sales of beans and farmers say they’re worried about black-pod disease rotting their crops.
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