An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 on Monday struck off the east shore of Japan's Fukushima Prefecture, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) on Saturday urged Africa to put in place policies to promote clean mobility solutions.

International Solar Alliance (ISA) on Sunday urged African states to tap solar energy to green their economies.

Botswana is planning to build a nationwide seismological center to record and monitor earthquakes, including mining-induced tremors, by 2021, an official with the Botswana Geoscience Institute (BGI

Kenya has developed a strategy to streamline the potato value chains in order to boost food security and revenues for small-holder farmers, officials said on Thursday.

At least 7 million Zimbabweans, or almost half of the country's population, face hunger this year due to drought and will require food aid, a senior government official said Thursday.

Libyan authorities recorded the first malaria infection in more than 30 years, a local official said Thursday.

Scientists from an international maize research organization said Thursday that a deadly maize disease that has ravaged farms across eastern Africa since 2011 has been contained.

An influx of counterfeit and sub-standard seeds have worsened food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa, a trade organization official said on Thursday.

East China's Jiangsu Province will establish nine courts to handle environment-related cases in nine different ecological zones within the province.