Ethiopia has planted more than 350 million trees in one day, which officials believe is a world record – as part of an initiative to combat climate change.
Since the first discoveries of substantial oil reserves in Kenya’s Lokichar Basin in 2012, the country has been caught in a seemingly interminable battle to implement the infrastructure, legislation and mechanisms necessary to turn that vast potential into cold hard
Judges in Kenya have halted plans to construct the country’s first coal-powered plant near Lamu, due to environmental concerns.
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.