Addis Ababa – Economic Commission for Africa’s executive secretary Vera Songwe on Monday met with the principals of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), World Food Programme (WFP) and the I

Twice a month, Julius Yebei, 45, embarks on a three-day journey by foot with a herd of donkeys from a livestock market in Bomet County to Goldox, a donkey slaughterhouse located in the semi-arid Ke

Gaborone – Climate experts have warned Southern African countries to brace for another drought spell as the region is expected to receive below normal rainfall from October to November this year an

Southern Africa is set to establish a regional risk insurance scheme aimed at improving its rapid response to natural disasters.

Harare – Zimbabwe continues to prioritise its citizen’s health as evidenced by the increase in access to improved sources of water and sanitation in the rural areas.

Accessing credit has long been a major hurdle for small-scale farmers in Africa, who produce some 70 percent of the continent’s food.

Bulilima – The climate in Bulilima, a semi-arid district in Matabeleland South Province of Zimbabwe, is more like that of Kalahari Desert, a desolate tract which covers much of Botswana and parts o

LUSAKA – The World Bank has set aside $600 million for Zambia to invest in agriculture, energy, rural roads and budget support over the next three years as part of its appreciation of what the Sout

Paris – At least 30 to 40 percent of people who are HIV positive in sub-Saharan Africa are dying due to late diagnosis and treatment failure, Medecins Sans Frontiers has said.

Gwanda – More than a century after Thomas Edison invented the light bulb, most villagers in Zimbabwe and other southern African countries are still living without electricity.

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