East Africa is driving a global initiative to phase out the use of mercury in mining, as it is harmful to human health and the environment.

Uganda and Tanzania have decided to have their new standard gauge railway lines built with electric capability, as they plan to eventually upgrade to electric trains when energy supply needs are ev

A new outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease, which saw a ban on animal movement in three districts in eastern Rwanda has caused panic among herders and raised fear of a price hike in animal produc

Energy is one of the three focal areas of the EU’s development co-operation with Tanzania. The other two are agriculture and governance.

The inquiry comes at a time of heightened land conflicts across the country. Whether it will provide the necessary answers remains to be seen.

Kenya is gearing up for a significant surge in the use of solar energy after the government started enforcing regulations that would see installation of water heating systems in residential buildin

Sub-Saharan Africa will require a staggering $600 million annually to contain a trans-boundary pest, the fall armyworm, that is wreaking havoc across farmlands.

Lake Tanganyika was recently declared the “Threatened Lake of 2017” — adversely affected by human activity in the form of climate change, deforestation, overfishing and hydrocarbon exploitation

The government aims to reduce extreme poverty, which currently stands at 16 per cent to below nine per cent next year.

Three international development agencies have come together to mobilise more than $1 billion for power generation across Africa, including the 147MW Ruzizi III project that will supply electricity

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