The sixth mass extinction of life on Earth is unfolding more quickly than feared, scientists have warned
Tropical Africa has two distinct features - rain forests which are dominated by trees and savannas which are dominated by grasses. Both depend on rainfall quantity and seasonality
Julie C. Aleman 11 Jul 2017
The powerful Y'ello Box is bringing 24/7 electricity to Nigeria via your mobile phone
Uganda's Minister of Water and Environment Sam Cheptoris kicked off proceedings in the Water track on the first day of this year's African Utility Week
Sindy Peters 17 May 2017
Entries close on 18 April for the Singularity University, Global Impact Challenge. This challenge is an open call to innovators, entrepreneurs, scientists, and technologists to foster moonshot innovations and startups that positively impact the lives of people living in southern Africa
Mann Made Media 12 Apr 2017
PPC Barnet has initiated a new technical training centre and a local farming project in the DRC with the aim of boosting employment and community economies in nearby villages surrounding the cement plant
Conserving nature in areas immersed in prolonged violent conflict is challenging. One such area is the Virunga National Park
Judith Verweijen and Esther Marijnen 17 Feb 2017
Virunga National Park and finance group Aera have launched a VCS carbon certification process for Matebe hydropower plant in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Following three new cases of polio in Nigeria, Rotary has added $35m in grants to support the global effort to end the disease..
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
Congolese authorities told AFP on Wednesday, 13 July, they would annul three logging contracts awarded to China last year in what Greenpeace had called a violation of Congo's own logging moratorium.
KINSHASA: Cobalt mined dangerously by children in the Democratic Republic of Congo could end up in the lithium batteries of smartphones and electric cars made by Apple, Samsung or Sony, Amnesty International said Tuesday, 19 January
Operation Smile is currently on its Mega Mission which aims to perform 250 corrective surgeries in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in one week
Although Africa made huge strides in increasing human development in the past decade, gains could - with hundreds of millions of people being pushed into extreme poverty - easily be reversed should "significant progress" not be made in halting global warming.
Schalk Mouton 20 Mar 2013
Global legal practice Norton Rose has advised South African insurers expanding into other African countries to look beyond the sector-specific regulatory requirements in the jurisdictions they are entering as failure to do so could undermine their investments.
Phakamisa Ndzamela 20 Mar 2013