Ethiopia on Saturday, 17 December, inaugurated a hydroelectric dam that aims to double the country's electricity output, but which critics say is a threat to locals and a UNESCO-listed lake in Kenya
Nationwide survey of soil conditions is leading to more effective use of fertilisers and could boost food security
Pius Sawa 30 Sep 2016
The main planting season is winding down in Ethiopia, but there is still a small window of opportunity for farmers to plant the last set of crops in September and grow food for millions
Dupont's Pioneer unit hopes to expand its hybrid corn seed partnership with African governments and aid groups, to Tanzania, after setting up programmes for farmers to use its seed in Ethiopia and Zambia
Tshepiso Mokhema 11 Aug 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."
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
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
More than 35 countries across Africa are represented at this year's National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) Best Practice Sharing Workshop, entitled 'Empowering Communities: The Heart of Malaria Control'. Convened by Novartis, this workshop brings together national and international malaria leaders to discuss key topics and challenges.