Family size is closely linked to reproductive rights, according to the State of World Population 2018 report.
A joint African Union-United Nations operation is providing emergency assistance to an area in Sudan's South Darfur region where 16 people died as a result of mudslides earlier this month, the miss
“Sometimes, there are tons of babies, and there are not that many nurses, so they’re understaffed.
From an app to diagnose disease on Zambian farms to Tinder-style matchmaking for Senegalese land owners and young farmers, young coders have been finding solutions to hunger in the first Africa-wid
In a major wildlife trafficking bust, Cameroon authorities have arrested six men for smuggling more than 700 kilograms of endangered pangolins and pangolin scales from the Central African Republic
A NASA spacecraft rocketed toward the sun Sunday on an unprecedented quest to get closer to our star than anything ever sent before.
The World Health Organization says vaccinations are expected to begin this week, perhaps as early as Wednesday, to help stem the latest Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
On a windy day in Liberia's waterfront slum of West Point, Gbeneweieh Quoh surveys what remains of her home, fearful that it may crumble into the ocean.
Rights group Amnesty International has condemned the demolition of homes, shops and schools this week in the Kibera section of Nairobi.
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