Most restaurant owners support a full ban on smoking in their establishments, according to a recent study.

Egypt's weather agency says a sandstorm has hit parts of the country, closing several highways in the southern provinces, days after rare heavy rainfall pummeled the capital of Cairo and other part

The future of the vulnerable Cape Vulture hangs in the balance as older design power lines continue to kill or maim birds, non-governmental organisation VulPro said this week.

Marine salvage experts are floating a plan to tug icebergs from Antarctica to South Africa's drought-hit Cape Town to help solve the region's worst water shortage in a century.

Inclusive development is the seductive idea that a more dynamic and productive economy can go hand in hand with reduced inequality and exclusion. This requires crafting together different values and realities, through cooperation and negotiation between different economic and social interests.

This report is divided into two parts. Part I provides an analysis of the drought situation in Western Cape, South Africa, as of January 2018. Part II presents an analysis of the medium to long-term spatial patterns and temporal behaviour of climate variables (precipitation and temperature) in Southern Africa.

Established in 1993, the small village of Phelandaba has been waiting for electricity for more than 24 years, ever since South Africa's first democratic elections.

Entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson and conservationist Jane Goodall have joined a list of famous names who have signed an open letter to South Africa's government calling for an end to rhino poaching

The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) on Wednesday launched a platform to help showcase cutting edge research that is addressing endemic challenges in the continent like diseases, hunger and climat

This report assesses food security early warning systems (EWS) to improve food security and resilience in eastern and southern Africa. It aims to assess bottlenecks and opportunities for improving food security EWS for enhanced resilience in East and Southern Africa (ESA).

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