BERLIN, Oct 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As a child during Ethiopia’s deadly famine of 1984, Asfawossen Kassaye remembers watching people from the countryside...
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There is growing consensus among the investor community and society at large that the ‘tipping point’ from fossil fuels to renewable energy has been reached.
David S. Levin reckons that genetically modified organisms could be like making rabbits into doves for Africa
Savannas and forests function very differently but they are important ecologically and economically. They sustain a lot of plant and wildlife.
Ethiopia is enlisting the cooperation of people in and around its forests to manage woodland better, hoping to protect the country from the effects of climate change.
The technologies were selected by the World Economic Forum’s Expert Network and Global Future Councils in collaboration with Scientific American and its Board of Advisors.
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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa reported an outbreak of a highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu at a farm in the Free State province, an...
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa is committed to an "open, transparent" process to build new nuclear power plants and the government planned to...
JUBA/GENEVA (Reuters) - South Sudan is no longer classified as being in famine, although 45,000 people in Jonglei and Unity states are expected to...
Shell is considering whether to invest in a gas project in Nigeria's southern Niger Delta energy hub.
Russian energy group Rosatom is a contender for South Africa's nuclear expansion project and the country will award the contract by the end of the year.
At least half of Nigerian government food aid sent northeast for hungry people driven from their homes by Boko Haram has been "diverted" and never reached them.
Saudi Arabia is banning imports of Egyptian strawberries due to pesticide residues.
Anglo American's diamond unit De Beers on Thursday launched the world's largest diamond exploration vessel off the coast of Namibia.
PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa has raised the minimum threshold for black ownership of mining companies to 30 percent from 26 percent but has...
Any regulation should adhere to the precepts of the rule of law absolutely