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 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
Africans are seeing a steady improvement in the quality of their lives, with some countries even nearing world averages, says a wide-ranging report out on Monday, 22 May, on the continent's future
Four Moroccan cities, led by Marrakesh, ranked among the top 10 African cities for quality of life in a new survey published on Tuesday, 21 February
Sub-Saharan Africa trails the world in government policies that promote sustainable energy
The key message of the FAO's "The State of the World's Forests" is an urgent need to promote more positive interactions between agriculture and forestry
Two years ago the World Health Organisation (WHO) identified air pollution as the world's worst environmental health risk
Food security in the sub-Saharan African region improved this year because of greater food availability and income growth‚ the DuPont global food security index shows.