SA was ranked 119 out of 195 countries in the Healthcare Access and Quality Index published by medical journal Lancet on Friday.

This placed SA one rank below Namibia.

BANGUI – At least 10 people have died in an outbreak of monkeypox in western Central African Republic, a country already hit by cholera, the health ministry announced Wednesday.

HONOLULU: The world edged closer to a 2020 goal to repair vast areas of damaged natural lands and forests, officials announced Saturday at the world´s largest conservation meeting.

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United Nations has raised its 2016 humanitarian funding appeal to a record $21.6 billion from $19.7 billion, partly due to new disasters including a cyc

Sudanese poachers have been taking advantage of the chaos in conflict-torn Central African Republic and are killing elephants for their ivory and other wild animals, an expert panel that monitors U

Central African Republic’s (CAR) Forestry Minister, Isabelle Gaudeille has taken offense at the publication of a report by the British NGO Global Wildness which says the harnessing of wood has serv

Dakar: The European and Chinese timber trade with Central African Republic has been funding armed groups on both sides of a conflict simmering since 2013, the anti-corruption group Global Witness s

About 800 million people still live in dire poverty and suffer from hunger despite the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) being the most successful anti-poverty push in history, the

Poachers hunting Africa’s elephants and rhinos are getting tougher, killing the animals at an alarming rate.

Norway ranks as the world’s best place to be a mother, well ahead of the United States, which dropped to the 33rd spot in the annual scorecard released by Save the Children on Monday.

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