Household air pollution (HAP) is the eighth leading risk factor for global disease burden, contributing to 2.9 million yearly premature deaths. Nearly 80% of the sub-Saharan population and about 90 million households in Nigeria use biomass as their primary fuel for cooking and energy needs, which can adversely impact their health. Exposure to air pollution has been linked to adverse pregnancy outcomes like stillbirth, preeclampsia, preterm birth, low birth weight, reduced fetal head circumference, miscarriage, and intra-uterine fetal growth retardation (IUGR).

Zambian environmentalist activists have accused the country's government of mismanaging Lusaka's water system and causing an outbreak of cholera.

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday pledged to partner with Kenya’s Ministry of Health to help contain the highly infectious and mosquito-borne Chikungunya disease in the coastal city

At least 400 hectares of maize field in Tanzania’s northern district of Arusha are on the brink of destruction after an invasion of fall armyworms, destructive pests that are threatening food secur

About 700,000 people were forced to flee South Sudan in 2017 as refugees to neighboring countries due to conflict, hunger and disease, the UN humanitarian agency said on Thursday.

Penny Mordaunt, the secretary of state for international development, said Kenya had ‘taken responsibility’ by investing in its own people.

The state of sanitation in Accra is increasingly becoming disheartening by the day and continue to pose serious health threats to residents of the Capital and an embarrassment to the Country in gen

Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, John Peter Amewu has indicated that Ghana is likely to import water from other countries if measures are not put in place to curb negative practices polluti

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The Federal Government has approved a N497 million contract for the construction of the Ijegu Yala Dam in Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State.

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