Sierra Leonean farmer Bockarie Swaray was sitting on his porch one morning when he heard a deep whirring noise and jumped up to see a bulldozer fell his banana, oil palm and kola nut trees.
Cameroon's government plans to restore 12 million hectares (30 million acres) of deforested land to redress the challenges of dwindling forests and help mitigate the effects of climate change.
An innovator at Kenya’s Lake Victoria has turned an invasion of water hyacinth into a business opportunity, making paper from the weed that he sells in local shops.
Cholera is spreading in Somalia, further complicating drought relief efforts as the country teeters on famine.
As health experts stare down a looming health care worker shortage and try to find solutions, African nations say they are especially worried in the face of possible U.S.
Trying to flee the worsening drought, he trekked thousands of kilometers with a herd that once numbered 1,200.
Floods in Zimbabwe have killed 246 people and left nearly 2,000 homeless since December, according to the government.
The International Organization for Migration warns that many of the millions of people facing famine in three African countries and in Yemen risk starving to death without urgent action to help the
Improving housing conditions may provide a boost to malaria prevention at a time when other efforts may be losing steam, according to new research.
Cameroon has burned more than three tons of pangolin skins and scales seized from smugglers and destined for Asian countries.
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