Freshwater availability is changing worldwide. Here we quantify 34 trends in terrestrial water storage observed by the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) satellites during 2002–2016 and categorize their drivers as natural interannual variability, unsustainable groundwater consumption, climate change or combinations thereof. Several of these trends had been lacking thorough investigation and attribution, including massive changes in northwestern China and the Okavango Delta. Others are consistent with climate model predictions.

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction has engaged CIMA Research Foundation to generate risk profiles on flood and drought in 16 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Botswana has warned its citizens against travelling to Zambia while Namibia has banned food import from that country after an outbreak of cholera, in a move that observers say is likely to affect t

Preliminary findings of a household survey shows that the proportion of people living below poverty line has been declining over the years, from 30.6 percent in 2002/3 to 16.3 percent in 2015/16 in

China is reducing the import tax on donkey skins for use in traditional medicine despite fears over a global reduction in the animal's population.

GABORONE Botswana (Xinhua) -- Morupule B Power Station, a coal-fired power station built by the China National Electric Engineering Corporation, has been credited to spurring electricity production

The United Nations Development Programme has launched its Income Inequality Trends in Sub-Saharan Africa report during the African Economic Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Repeated searches of markets on the dark web have found negligible trace of illegal wildlife products.

Repeated searches of markets on the dark web have found negligible trace of illegal wildlife products.

Ivory seizures around the world hit record levels last year, with elephant poaching in Africa declining for a fifth year in a row, a report says.

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