Extreme weather events triggered by climate change are a drag on the capacity of Africa’s already-stretched healthcare systems
Climate’s clear connect: Africa is proof that extreme weather triggers and exacerbates disease; here’s how
AMR in Africa: Big chunk of chicken, pork sold in Kenya found to have antibiotic-resistant bacteria
Victims of climate change: This year, 135 people may die every day due to drought in Somalia
Kenya: Meta, Netflix-subscribed carbon offset project replacing local grazier practices with commercial ranching
Project running on land of Samburu, Borana and Rendille and other indigenous peoples without their consent, claims report
More children in central Sahel will face severe hunger in June-August 2023: Survey
The number of hungry people in Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso is projected to cross 7.5 million
Amphibian apocalypse: Study finds multiple strains of a lethal fungal pathogen threaten frogs in Africa
Risk to amphibians was highest in much of eastern, central, and western Africa
The great rift: Africa’s splitting plates could give birth to a new ocean, but with consequences
Evacuation of people and the potential loss of lives will be an unfortunate cost of this natural phenomenon
Death of the Nile? Mega dams have killed the river’s ability to flush carcinogens, slowly killing its delta
Much of the contamination by heavy metals is irreversible, but science-based conservation measures could help, study claims
Self-sufficient Africa: Rwanda gets continent’s first unit for mRNA vaccine production
Containers of mRNA mobile factories called Biontainers to boost African vaccine production
Monoclonal antibody tech promises better disease prevention and control in Africa
Although the technology is not new, it is relatively unexplored in low- and middle-income countries
Artificial Intelligence, satellite-driven crop monitoring to help Kenya farmers boost yield
Climate crisis making farmers increasingly vulnerable; digital platform will enable farmers and decision-makers to get precise information about soils, ...
Global malnutrition crisis: Africa worst hit; over 7 million girls, women undernourished in Nigeria
Nigerian girls and women suffering undernourishment can put newborn at risk, says UNICEF
Africa health security at risk; NCDs, climate change top causes
More coordination among African nations & inclusive leadership required to address upcoming health risks
Experts urge One Health approach for disease control at pan-Africa meet
Effects of global warming, climate change are critical contributing factors to many of the health emergencies in Africa, say ...
Climate impact on health threats in focus at pan-Africa meet in Rwanda
Four-day Africa Health Agenda International Conference 2023 at Kigali; to discuss steps to build climate-resilient health systems
Trouble ahead for Horn of Africa as white maize stocks dry up
Experts are worried that drops in surplus will leave very little for Horn of Africa’s needs
Extreme climate events fuel cholera outbreaks in Mozambique, Madagascar: WHO
Measures to deal with such outbreaks must be a key agenda of the governments across southern Africa, say experts
Africa’s obesity epidemic: Children, adults to rapidly pile up the pounds in coming years, says new report
Nine of the 10 countries with the highest expected increases in obesity are low- or lower-middle-income countries in Africa ...
There is hope for the West African Lion; World Wildlife Day 2023 throws up pleasant surprise
‘Florence’, a 9-10 year-old lioness, has been photographed and video graphed with her third litter of three cubs
African dryland trees store less carbon than believed earlier, finds study
Study by team including NASA scientists estimates carbon stocks of trees in semi-arid sub-Saharan Africa; calculates 840 million tonnes of carbon locked up
Horn of Africa has entered 6th consecutive wet season with no rain: UNHCR
In Somalia, 3.8 million people have been displaced as of February 28, 2023; close to 300,000 people could be ...
Dash for gas: 7 new countries enter African gas markets
84% new reserves to come up in the 7 countries that have no history of fossil gas exploitation, finds ...
Kenya flooded with plastic waste from exported used clothes
The used clothes end up in Nairobi River or are used as fuel, causing pollution
Carbon tax: Kenya to charge motorists ‘traffic jam fee’ to curb emissions
Under the plan, the government seeks to introduce a fee on automobiles driven in zones marked as heavy traffic ...