The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday declared that Africa was now free of the virus that causes polio, a landmark in a decades-long campaign to eradicate the notorious disease around the world.
Strengthened by climate change, the Indian Ocean Dipole has made Australia drier while countries such as Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia become wetter and more hospitable to desert locusts.
Johnson tells African leaders that Britain would be more open to migrants after Brexit.
Russia’s interactive presence in Syria, Turkey and Iran has drawn attention to its growing role in international affairs. These dynamics have also been manifest in Latin America – particularly in Venezuela and Cuba.
The Health Ministry advises people travelling to Africa to be careful about Ebola.
UN hails a landmark Africa-wide free trade area accord launched at the weekend.
The market for personal transfers is sizeable.
Africa’s ‘fragile’ states can be untapped.
UNHCR welcomes Ethiopia’s historic new refugee law.
A hydrologist urges Africa to pursue rainwater harvesting.
The beginning of 2019 has seen exchanges between the Rwanda and Alibaba.
There is growing anxiety about the increased Chinese footprint in South Asia and Africa within the strategic community in the West and India.
Madagascar’s High Constitutional Court has upheld the victory of Andry Rajoelina.
China plays a unique role in promoting security in Africa, says Chinese Foreign Minister.
Ethiopia has overtaken Dubai as a conduit for long-haul passengers to Africa.
The African Union launches a peace fund to promote peace and security in Africa.
The UN Environment urged African states to promote recycling of e-waste.
Prince Djabea, 15, stamps on a plastic bottle as if squashing a cockroach, then using the heel of his other foot, flicks the bottle cap through the air with a pop.
The death toll in the ferry that capsised in Lake Victoria on Thursday rose to 209.
China and Africa agree to work together toward an even stronger community.
An action plan is adopted at the 2018 China-Africa Cooperation .
China reported another outbreak of deadly African swine fever late on Monday.
The Forum on China-Africa Cooperation has proven to be productive for both.
East Africa is home to some of the largest and deepest lakes in the world. But many of them also mark the borders between countries.
China will help African countries train more young talent in poverty relief.
This week I received a rather devastating news: Charlie the macaque has passed away. Although Charlie has been a catalyst of my life and many of my friends know him or of him,
The planet’s largest colony of king penguins has declined by nearly 90 percent in three decades, alarmed researchers said Monday.
Zimbabweans cast their ballots in the country’s first election since Mugabe was ousted.
Xi Jinping, the first Chinese head of state to to visit to Rwanda.
Tunisia joins the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA).