More investment is needed in long-term projects to protect people in developing countries from droughts, the heads of the United Nations food agencies said on Tuesday after a visit to Ethiopia, whe

LAGOS – Fourteen people have died of cholera in northeast Nigeria, with most of the victims living in a camp for people displaced by Boko Haram violence, the health ministry said Saturday.

CAIRO – A group of engineering students in Cairo have built a machine that produces alternative fuel from vehicle tyres.

A poultry producer has confirmed another outbreak of bird flu at a breeding farm in Standerton, Mpumalanga.

CAPE TOWN - Environmental Affairs Minister, Edna Molewa says government is escalating the fight against rhino poaching despite current measures yielding positive results.

CALABAR, Nigeria - At least nine people were killed and 10 others seriously injured Sunday when a gas tank exploded at a fuel complex in southeastern Nigeria, state police said.

JOHANNESBURG - The Botswana government announced on Tuesday that they have suspended export licenses for donkeys and donkey products such as meat and hides.

CAPE TOWN – Dam levels in the drought-stricken Western Cape have dropped to 18 percent, local government, environmental affairs and planning MEC Anton Bredell said on Monday.

ABIDJAN - Africans are seeing a steady improvement in the quality of their lives, with some countries even nearing world averages, says a wide-ranging report out Monday on the continent's future.

LAGOS - Nigeria on Monday said it had stepped up health surveillance and vigilance at its entry ports after an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo killed at least three people.

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