A large proportion of resource poor rural households in southern African communal areas are dependent on wild edible fruits to meet part of their daily nutritional needs. For many people and ethnic groups, the use of wild edible fruits is a source of cultural identity, reflecting a deep and important body of knowledge about the environment, survival, harvesting, preservation and other forms of management. This study was aimed at documenting the role of wild edible fruits in the livelihoods of people in Namibia and Zimbabwe.

Providing African pupils with antimalarial drugs, insecticide-treated bed nets and education about preventing the mosquito-borne disease may also protect them against anaemia and boost their perfor

Khartoum - Suspected acute diarrhoea has killed 38 Sudanese in the past month and 317 since August 2016, the UN said on Wednesday, warning the outbreak could worsen ahead of the rainy season.

After the disease had caused about 1,166 deaths over 23 weeks in 25 states, the Nigerian government has finally declared the meningitis epidemic over in the country.

A cholera outbreak in South Sudan’s Namurunynag State in Eastern Equatoria has killed more than 60 people in one month, local Governor Louse Lobong Lojore said.

Unless the world makes faster progress on reducing child mortality, by 2030 almost 70 million children will die before reaching their fifth birthday

US sponsored Cordisons International (K) Limited has served the National Land Commission chairman Muhammad Swazuri, and the NLC with court restraining orders against interference with a wind power

The Ministry of Energy has initiated steps to investigate the purported release of five million litres of contaminated fuel onto the market by the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company (BOST)

The African Development Bank through the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) has endorsed a $23.25 million grant to help transform Liberia’s renewable energy sector.

The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) on Tuesday, signed a Technical Cooperation Project (TCP) agreement with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) for enhan

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