Zambian environmentalist activists have accused the country's government of mismanaging Lusaka's water system and causing an outbreak of cholera.

An incredible 155 million children around the world are chronically undernourished, despite dramatic improvements in recent decades.

Zambia has now decided to relax regulations it imposed to curb the spread of cholera.

Zimbabwe urgently needs a new system of land administration to harness development in the agricultural sector.

The cyclone that slammed into Madagascar last week has claimed a total of 36 lives, with 20,000 people displaced by flooding, heavy rain and high winds, authorities said on Wednesday.

The number of people experiencing food insecurity in Africa rose from 220 million people to 224 million people this year.

JOHANNESBURG - "Look at my spinach. That is the sand from the mine. The yellow one in the soil -- it's destroying everything," said Thabo Ngubane as he tended his small allotment in Soweto.

JOHANNESBURG – An unprecedented discovery of a freshwater resource has been found in Beaufort West, Western Cape, the Department of Mineral Resources said on Tuesday.

JOHANNESBURG – The World Health Organization (WHO) says one in 10 drugs sold in developing countries is fake or substandard leading to tens of thousands of deaths.

GABORONE – Anthrax has been detected in dead hippos floating in the Okavango River, officials in Botswana said on Wednesday, after more than 100 of the animals were suspected to have been killed by

Pages