Apple (AAPL.O) is leading the way in tracing cobalt used in its electronics to ensure the metal has not been mined by children in Democratic Republic of Congo while Microsoft (MSFT.O) is lagging, A

Uganda’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions like the global emissions from fossil fuels and industry are projected to rise by about 2% by the end of 2017 compared with the preceding year, with an uncer

Rwanda’s energy rollout efforts received a boost yesterday following the operationalisation of $50 million to catalyse private sector’s investment in off-grid energy solutions.

One thousand hectares of 6,000 hectares maize farm in the Central Region have been completely destroyed by fall armyworm.

Open defecation costs Ghana over 79 million dollars a year, a 2012 World Bank report says.

Government has agreed to supply 100 megawatts of power to Burkina Faso after the country demanded for electricity from Ghana.

A population-based molecular epidemiological study has revealed that Tuberculosis (TB) is prevalent and fast spreading in the urban areas than in the rural settings.

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- The number of people facing crisis-level food insecurity in the Eastern Africa region has increased by 18 percent to 36.5 million in October from 30.9 million a year ago, UN hum

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya plans to adopt the World Health Organization (WHO) pneumonia guidelines in order to reduce child mortality.

JUBA South Sudan (Xinhua) -- South Sudan on Monday denied that it was deliberately using food as weapon of war to starve thousands of people.

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