Good news for the drought-stricken Western Cape came in the form of a dramatic increase in the province's dam levels.
Eight West African states have called for emergency aid for four countries in the Sahel facing food shortages as a result of jihadist violence.
New research from the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) shows most South Africans believe land reform is important to address inequality and further the reconciliation process.
Brian Gitta, 24, has reportedly become the first Ugandan to win the prestigious Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation, after he invented a device which tests malaria without drawing blood.
Monitored by a conservationist, a young pangolin slurped ants with a long tongue near a veterinary hospital that became a temporary home after the animal was found near the body of its mother, kill
It can be easy to overlook the monstrous scale of the Antarctic ice sheet. Ice, thick enough in many places to bury mountains, covers a continent roughly the size of the US and Mexico combined.
Egypt's shrinking freshwater "Pharaonic Sea" has residents in its nearly 50 surrounding fishing villages worried.
Gambian police on Monday killed two young men during a village protest against sand excavation they claim is damaging their rice fields, official sources said.
The United Nations aid chief raised alarm on Tuesday over a worsening food crisis in the Sahel region that has sent malnutrition rates skyrocketing to their worst level since 2012.
"All that comes out of the tap right now is cockroaches," said Honorine Babalou, a 20-year-old textile worker.
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