Nationally determined contributions well set, but finance may be a problem
Climate change can wipe off 84% of Sudan GDP, warns report
Rising water levels in Kenya's Rift Valley lakes: 379,935 people require urgent humanitarian assistance
Transboundary climate change, adaptation risks in Africa over next 10 years of great concern among policymakers: Survey
Less than 10% of African countries likely to hit COVID-19 vaccination goal
The continent has so far fully vaccinated only 6% of its population; 70% of high-income countries have vaccinated more ...
Intensive poaching led to more tuskless female elephants in Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park
The evolutionary shift can have a far-ranging effect on the local ecosystem
More humans means less Great Apes, says first pan-African assessment
Agriculture, linear infrastructure, population density and even GDP and corruption influence Great Ape densities in Africa
How Rwanda reached first global COVID-19 vaccination target
Rwanda defined a vaccination plan prior to getting the vaccines
Africa’s Sahel has the highest rate of child marriage globally: Report
Around 5 million children in the central Sahel face a growing humanitarian crisis, according to a new report
Ebola resurfaces in Democratic Republic of Congo 4 months after outbreak contained
North Kivu in east DRC was declared Ebola-free in May 2021
Literature Nobel: Zanzibari Abdulrazak Gurnah declared winner for works on colonialism, refugee experience
2021 Literature Nobel laureate Abdulrazak Gurnah’s works feature the cosmopolitan complexity of Africa’s Swahili coast as well as its ...
Mobile broadband coverage gap highest in sub-Saharan Africa: GSMA report
Mobile data was also least affordable in the region
In a first, 4 West African countries commit to cooperate on Senegalo-Mauritanian Aquifer Basin
The Senegalo-Mauritanian Aquifer Basin is the largest in West Africa; Four countries have now agreed to cooperate on sharing it ...
Investment to fight climate change: Three African countries need $280 billion by 2050
South Africa will require the largest share of this investment, followed by Ethiopia and Kenya
COVID-19: Tanzania needs $1.1 billion support right away, says IMF
Current account deficit of the east-African country expected to widen to 4.5% of 2021-22 GDP
Malaria parasite can now resist main line of treatment: Uganda study
Researchers flag risk of cross-border spread of malaria, especially in east Africa
Mauritius ranks first in Africa in Global Innovation Index 2021
But most African countries ranked low in the global index of 132 countries
West Africa's chimpanzee population impacted by road construction: Study
The average population density of chimpanzee was lowest nearest the roads and peaked at the far away from them
Interest in Physics research low among students in sub-Saharan Africa
Lack of encouragement, low awareness about career paths and professional opportunities are key obstacles
COVID-19: Only 17% of Africans will now be vaccinated by year-end
Africa faces a shortfall of 470 million COVID-19 vaccine doses, says WHO
No new coal by 2021: Zimbabwe, South Africa may become outliers, flags report
The two southern African countries have new coal projects in the pipeline amid clamour to move away from coal ...
Kenya’s GDP contracted 0.3% in 2020, courtesy COVID-19: Economic Survey
The Government of Kenya has recognised the information, communications and technology sector as a key contributor to the country’s ...
Ambient air pollution behind recurring economic losses in Ethiopia, Ghana and Rwanda: UNEP
Air pollution was responsible for 1.1 million deaths across Africa in 2019
Democratic Republic of the Congo declares meningitis outbreak
High case fatality ratio of 50% reported in Tshopo province; 261 cases, 129 deaths reported so far
Children’s education at extreme risk in 7 African countries: Report
Besides sub-Saharan Africa, children were at the sharp end of the learning crisis in Yemen and Pakistan, according to ...