Africa's first consignment of cheap generic antiretroviral drugs for treating AIDS was given to Kenya's Nyumbani Orphanage on June 12, 2001. "It's the beginning of the flow of medicines that have

Researchers have discovered the fossil of a new species of dinosaur in Egypt. Paralititan stromeri, the dinosaur, is believed to be one of the most massive to survive on the Earth, weighing 60-70

Increasing water harvesting and water conservation is the only way to ensure food security

NASA comes up with the most comprehensive view yet of global air pollution

How industrialised countries tried to make Africa the biggest dumping destination

More than 500,000 tonnes of obsolete pesticides are threatening the environment and the health of millions of people in almost all developing countries, warns the Food and Agriculture Organisation

Europeans descended from just 50 African migrants

More than 40 pharmaceutical companies, including the world's largest and most powerful ones, will file a lawsuit against the South African government in a bid to stop it from passing a legislation

At least 20 species of South African fish are under serious threat, according to the country's environmental aff

About 830 million people around the world have not got sufficient food to eat because of natural disasters, armed conflicts and poverty, says the United Nations World Food Programme. "From generation