MOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) - A Kenyan court on Friday sentenced a man to 20 years in jail and fined him 20 million shillings ($200,000) for ivory smuggling.
DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tanzania's decision to halt a multi-million dollar energy project to protect a wildlife sanctuary and farming land is a "victory" for vulnerable local c
DAKAR (Reuters) - French development agency PROPARCO will provide an 18-year 35.5 million euro ($39.54 million) loan to finance the construction and operation of a solar energy plant in Senegal, wh
More than half of Malawi's population is in need of food aid after an El Nino-induced drought decimated crops, the minister of agriculture said on Wednesday.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The winter forecast for drought-hit South Africa shows the rapid fading of an El Nino weather pattern that scorched key crops but the overall picture is increasingly uncert
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed a government bid to uphold a seven-year ban on the domestic trade in rhino horn, an industry group said on Monday.
A combination of renewable energy sources off the national grids could be a solution to supplying electricity to rural areas across Africa, a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) showed on Monday
A worker for Sinopec's Addax Petroleum was missing after an oil tank exploded in Gabon, the company said on Sunday.
An executive with a Beverly Hills gallery and auction house has pleaded guilty of conspiring to smuggling at least $1 million in animal products that included rhino horn and elephant ivory, federal
CHIKWAWA, Malawi (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Deadly floods in Malawi robbed Fanny Josamu of her husband last year and now drought threatens her two children with starvation.
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