Tag Archives: Environment

04 December 19

The world needs to pay attention to East Africa’s ‘unprecedented floods’

As world leaders from 200 countries gather in Madrid for the 25th Conference of the Parties (COP25), to discuss ways of tackling the climate crisis, East Africa is still reeling from the effects of unprecedented floods. Kenya, Somalia and South
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04 March 19

Study: Global economy, environment contribute to hunger in Africa

Food crises and the associated health implications affect more people in Africa than anywhere else in the world. The numbers are only going to get worse, too, as the continent’s population becomes the largest in the world and food production
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30 June 18

This study reveals Africa’s bad air is responsible for almost a quarter of child deaths

According to a new study from Stanford University and the University of California attributes almost a quarter of infant deaths in sub-Saharan Africa to poor air quality in the region. The study, which was published in Nature earlier this week,
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02 March 18

Kenya: Conservationists protest as controversial Chinese railway project begins

Conservationists in Kenya are protesting as China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) starts work on a controversial railway extension project in Nairobi National Park.


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