The Mauritanian parliament late on Tuesday approved a new draft bill penalizing the manufacture, importation, distribution, marketing and use of flexible plastic bags, reliable sources in Nouakchot

The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) has sealed hotels, churches and mosques across the state for alleged air and noise pollution.

IOM has distributed solar lanterns to some 347 internally displaced people (IDPs) living in camps in Bossaso, Galkayo and Garowe, Somalia.

Reports from Liberia’s western Grand Cape Mount County say that 14 illicit miners have died in a landslide in Gola Konneh District in Grand Cape Mount County.

The international NGO Action Contre la faim (ACF) has ended an eight-month Ebola Prevention and Response Project in Liberia’s western Bomi County.With funding from the United States Office for Fore

More than 300 million people in Africa lack access to clean drinking water, the African Water Association (AAE) said on Wednesday.AAE made the statement on Wednesday in Douala, Cameroon during the

Energy ministers from the 15-member states of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have approved the setting up of a SADC Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (SACREEE), A

Rwanda is now ahead of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in the Great Lakes Region in producing major minerals, according to iTSCi, a conflict minerals traceability program.Rwanda produces

The Gambia government on Tuesday reached an agreement with an Italian company, GPM Corporation Limited, for the construction of a fence at Bakoteh dump site, the main waste dumping site in the Grea

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Industrial Development Corporation of Zambia to explore development of two 50 MW solar PV independent power