Modernisation, beneficiation and community development need to be addressed if regional mining is to be sustainable
Danette Breitenbach 22 Sep 2016
You can't turn on a screen in 2016 without seeing an example of branded content or native advertising flit across your eyes
Two years ago the World Health Organisation (WHO) identified air pollution as the world's worst environmental health risk
A promising opportunity for reaching smallholder farmers in developing countries with crops that can help them respond to challenges such as climate change and malnutrition
A skills training initiative designed to boost eco-tourism in Southern Africa and combat unemployment has so far exposed a total of 116 students to the demands of field guiding as a career
The Women in News (WiN) initiative, an editorial leadership programme for African women working in media, launched its sixth year in 2016
More than one-third (about two billion) of the population in low and middle-income countries are poor with nearly 800 million people globally still suffering from chronic hunger
GENEVA: Populations of marine mammals, birds, reptiles and fish have dropped by about half in the past four decades, with fish critical to human food
According to the director and founder of the Cameroon-based NGO REFACOF, Cécile Ndjebet, millions of African women work in forestry, but many lack
Google South Africa has launched Google for Nonprofits in South Africa, Kenya and Botswana
LILONGWE, MALAWI: On Thursday, 30 April Malawi took a significant step towards creating a digital payment ecosystem in order to address poverty and drive inclusive growth
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work
Philips has launched its 'Gift of Light' campaign during the festive season, enabling the public to make a donation from as little as R300 to provide a healthier and safer home environment for impoverished communities
Regenesys and the Microsoft 4Afrika Youth Programme have announced the launch of 1,000 bursaries to be awarded to young African candidates as a part of the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative.
Last July, US President Barack Obama set the spark for his Power Africa programme that will help sub-Saharan African countries build power production and transmission projects and double their electricity access. President Obama announced in Cape Town, South Africa, his plan to mobilise US$16-billion for investments that will generate 10,000 megawatts of electricity.
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WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA: A severe drought that sparked a state of emergency in Namibia has left 400,000 people facing hunger, the government said.
MBABANE - Around three in every 10 young children in Swaziland are stunted by hunger, and 270,000 workers are physically affected by the lack of food, an official said on Tuesday (30 July), citing a government-backed study.
TOKYO, JAPAN: Japan has pledged at least US$10bn in aid to Africa for the next five years as Tokyo prepares to host a major development conference for the resource-rich continent.