Sixteen scientists solving Africa's and the world's challenges have been announced as part of the Next Einstein Forum's (NEF) second fellows class
Africa is known for its rich biodiversity. On a continent where people depend on this biodiversity for their daily livelihood, the question of how animals and plants that live on it will be protected, remains crucial
Willem Daniel Lubbe 11 Sep 2017
400 private and public sector leaders gathered on Thursday, 31 August, for the Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg to discuss accelerating and scaling innovations
Africa's Watershed Moment: How better water management can underpin Africa's development - a recently released report commissioned by WWF and AB InBev - highlights how the management of water is fundamental to sustainable development across the continent.
The Coca-Cola Company and its foundations recently announced a combined donation of more than $10m to support immediate humanitarian relief efforts and future rebuilding and development assistance in the 10 countries in the African Sahel experiencing a devastating famine
The media is at the forefront of generating awareness over environmental issues
Pietari Kaapa 18 Aug 2017
Tanzania Women of Achievement (TWA) launches Twaa - a mentorship and learning on the go platform for girls and women in Africa.
Here are three novel ways African farmers are using adaptive strategies to thrive
Fifteen emerging young African entrepreneurs will put their talent to work on the continent after being chosen as finalists in the Anzisha Prize 2017
The business case for transforming waste to address critical energy shortages is mounting
Webb Meko 8 Aug 2017
Attended by approximately 200 delegates from nine African states and a further 10 countries from other continents, the inaugural African Marine Waste Conference recently took place in PE
Three outstanding African innovations walk away with Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2017 total cash prize of US$150 000
The sixth mass extinction of life on Earth is unfolding more quickly than feared, scientists have warned
The powerful Y'ello Box is bringing 24/7 electricity to Nigeria via your mobile phone
Tuna Fisheries are to feature prominently in future as the South West Indian Ocean Commission now moves to adopt a draft protocol on access to fishing grounds by foreign vessels
Sylivester Domasa 17 Feb 2017
Nationwide survey of soil conditions is leading to more effective use of fertilisers and could boost food security
Pius Sawa 30 Sep 2016
"The goal is nothing if not ambitious: we believe that by 2025, the continent of Africa can be a net exporter, not an importer, of food."
Two years ago the World Health Organisation (WHO) identified air pollution as the world's worst environmental health risk
GENEVA: IOM has donated 3,300 solar lanterns to reach 20,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Somalia.