TEPIC, Mexico, Sept 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Giving the poorest people in the world's fast-growing cities access to affordable, clean energy supplies, while wiping out the use of hazardous

DAR ES SALAAM, Sept 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Asteria Lymo saw her prepaid electricity meter was short of units, she grabbed her smartphone and bought some using Tigo Pesa, a local appl

The health department woes in KwaZulu-Natal appear to be worsening after the DA claimed to have revealed negligence relating to more than 100 tuberculosis patients.

Tiny pieces of plastic have been found in drinking water on five continents - from Trump Tower in New York to a public tap on the shores of Lake Victoria in Uganda - posing a potential risk to peop

In West Africa, Totota, a rural community located east of the capital, Monrovia, is the beneficiary of the planned 70kW energy solution.

The children of Ambohijafy, a rural village among the green valleys and sloping hills of Madagascar’s fertile central highlands, are some of the poorest in the world, but they dream of rising above

Sierra Leone will vaccinate half a million people against cholera as thousands risk infection in emergency shelters with limited access to clean water and sanitation, an official said three weeks a

With child labour soaring in Lebanon following the outbreak of war in Syria, the United Nations published on Wednesday the first guide in Arabic to help farmers and officials seeking to protect the

Cholera is spreading fast through camps housing people displaced by Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria's Borno state, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

Crop-eating fall armyworms have attacked nearly 37,000 hectares of maize in northern Cameroon, officials said on Wednesday, accentuating an already dire humanitarian crisis provoked by the Islamist

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