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Zimbabwean-born academic honored in U.S. for championing gender equality

A Zimbabwean-born academic who taught herself to read from her brother's schoolbooks is among several prominent women being immortalized in bronze as part of...

Brazil president blames NGOs for Amazon forest fires

Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil’s space research center...

Report: Link between climate change, mortality rates in 3 African countries

  Research published in "The Conversation” has established a correlation between high mortality rate and climate change in African countries like Kenya, Mali and Malawi. The...

Global warming impacting wildebeest migration

The erratic weather patterns brought on by global warming are beginning to impact the migration patterns of Africa wildlife. Scientists say the change in length...

Ghana EPA: Total ban on plastics not practical

The Acting Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), John Pwamang, has said the country cannot put a total ban on plastics. He said...

Botswana announces measures to combat drought

Botswana decided to implement measures to cushion the country from a looming drought after President Mokgweetsi Masisi declared the year 2018-2019 a drought year. Botswana...

Drought in Angola puts millions at risk of starvation

In Angola, there has not been enough rain to end months of severe drought that has left 2.3 million people struggling to get the...

Kenya faces worst drought in 38 years

The dry weather witnessed in the long rains season from March to May will be the worst in 38 years, worsening food shortages, water...

Ghana starts issuing 10-year validity passport

Effective Monday, April 1, 2019, Ghana will begin issuing ordinary Ghanaian passports with a 10-year validity period. This was announced in a statement by the...

Ecotourism companies aim to double Africa’s lion population by 2050

Africa's four leading ecotourism operators have launched the Lionscape Coalition to support Lion Recovery Fund (LRF) to help preserve the dwindling population of lions...
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