Heavy rains have left hundreds of people dead and hundreds of thousands more displaced across various parts of East Africa. Kenya, Somalia and Rwanda are the worst hit.
Technical talks between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over a disputed dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile river failed to make a breakthrough, Egypt's foreign minister said on Monday, amid pressure fo
South African police clashed on Monday with residents in the township of Soweto who staged a protest after squatters tried to erect shacks in nearby fields — the latest of many flare-ups over the v
Landslides caused by heavy rains killed at least 18 people in Rwanda's Northern and Western province over the weekend, pushing the death toll since January to more than 200, a government official s
Six critically endangered black rhinos are being transported from South Africa to Chad, restoring the species to the country in north-central Africa nearly half a century after it was wiped out the
Marine salvage experts are floating a plan to tug icebergs from Antarctica to South Africa's drought-hit Cape Town to help solve the region's worst water shortage in a century.
The death this month of 45 year-old Sudan, the last male northern white rhino on the planet, rings the alarm on the imminent extinction of other endangered animals.
Apart from a few packs of medicine and plastic jars, the shelves at the Okanautoni health center in southern Angola are bare and lack basic drugs for saving lives.
Population growth, changing consumption patterns and development are taking their toll on the world’s water supplies, and governments need to rely more on ‘green’ water management to ensure a healt
A local organization that distributes seeds in South Sudan's Gbudue state wants the government to restrict international groups from importing seed into the country.
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