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
Egypt announced Monday, 29 May, a social welfare programme worth $2.5bn to include increased subsidies and tax exemptions for the country's poorest as inflation reaches record levels
A highly contagious disease is spreading among farmed and wild tilapia and can decimate infected populations. Tilapia Lake Virus (TiLV) has now been confirmed in five countries on three continents
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
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
An aircraft fuelled solely on solar power completed the 16th, and penultimate, leg of its round-the-world journey when it landed in Cairo today
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.
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