Tanzania is the latest East African nation to implement a ban on plastic bags in a bid to clean up the environment.
Tanzania is aiming to connect all villages in the country to the national grid and provide them with electricity by 2021, Energy Minister Medard Kalemani said on Wednesday.
Three United Nations agencies say more than half of South Sudan’s population is facing extreme hunger.
Ethiopia is calling upon the services of two Chinese construction companies in a bid to accelerate the pace of its Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD) project.
An increase in extreme weather patterns across Africa is putting the continent’s societies and economies at risk, according to the Climate System Analysis Group (CSAG) at the University of Cape Town.
At least 15 people were killed in Somalia over the weekend as Tropical Cyclone Sagar brought the heaviest rains on record in the country.
Landslides in Rwanda killed at least 18 people over the weekend after heavy rains hit parts of the country once again.
More than 100 people have been killed in southern and central Kenya since April by heavy downpours and floods – and the death toll continues to rise.
Heavy rains in Kenya have revealed a fault line that geologists say could split Africa in two over the next tens of millions of years.
Conservationists in Kenya are protesting as China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) starts work on a controversial railway extension project in Nairobi National Park.