A number of countries are suffering increasingly severe droughts and water shortages. Kenyan farmers are using sand dams and solar pumps to help tackle the water crisis.
COP26 offers Africa's leaders an opportunity to negotiate changes that address climate change, by making finance more available and boosting education.
Africa is warming faster than the rest of the world, according to a new report, which identifies key trends and urgent action to avert total deglaciation.
Here are some some key findings from Africa's epidemic, in addition to what we can learn from these in preparation for future pandemics.
It's important to understand how much progress AFR100 and the Great Green Wall are making - but monitoring restoration is notoriously challenging.
Just 2.5% of the 6.4 billion vaccine doses administered globally, have been in given Africa, despite the continent making up 17% of the world’s population.
New technology in African agriculture can make smallholders' jobs much easier. Apps like HelloTractor and DigiFarm give farmers access to better machinery.
Over 40 percent of households in Sudan do not have access to basic water services and 67 percent of the population do not have access to basic sanitation.
Entrepreneur Ifedolapo Runsewe has set up an industrial plant dedicated to transforming old tyres into high-demand goods which can help the community.
Scientists are working to model and predict drought in East Africa to prevent famine and save lives as these events become more common.
In sub-Saharan Africa, climate change is having particularly significant effects, with 11 countries sharing the Nile basin facing recent natural disasters.
Cryptocurrency could potentially be a good alternative to traditional banking in Africa, because this only requires a smartphone.
We need both carbon offsetting and deep decarbonization at source, not either/or, to make substantive progress with climate change.
A new study in Nature suggests that tropical 'montane' forests on Africa's mountains are more concentrated stores of carbon than the amazon.
To address youth unemployment, especially in Africa, we need to shift youths' efforts from seeking jobs to creating marketable opportunities for themselves.