Worried that a drought could wipe out his crops back in 2000, farmer Jonathan Kituku Mung'ala remembered meeting agricultural customers, in his previous job with Kenya's power company, who were mak
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A mosquito-killing drug tested in Burkina Faso reduced malaria cases by a fifth among children and could be an important new tool in the global fight against the disease, researchers said.
The Paris region wants to boost the number of people who cycle to work by investing in new cycle lanes and infrastructure and a subsidised electric bike rental scheme.
Doctors said on Wednesday that patients in Zimbabwe's biggest state hospital were dying due to a lack of medicines and basic supplies, brought on by a cash crunch that has crippled the economy.
In this Maasai village, where cattle have long been a symbol of wealth and pride, "I hope your cattle are well" is the most common greeting among friends and neighbours.
BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, March 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Despite a dry year, Sazini Moyo's maize crop had been pushing up tassels and she anticipated a decent harvest - until her farm outside Bu
GULU, Uganda, March 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The convulsive rhythms of local "lakubukubu" music blast from the back of a pickup truck in the dusty town of Pajule, where two towering trees
The pressures of climate change and population growth could cause water shortages in most of the United States, preliminary government-backed research said on Thursday.
Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, has pulled out of more than 33 palm oil companies over deforestation risks during the last seven years, a green group said on Thursd
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