In order to protect its fishing and logging communities, Kenya is issuing ID cards to individuals to curb illegal fishing and destruction of forests.
Girls are more likely to drop out of school than boys due to factors such as poverty, insecure learning environments, the high cost of education, and long distances from education institu...
With population growth, illegal logging and overuse of its waters by communities struggling through drought, the Mara river levels have dropped to unsustainable levels. Here's what new te...
A rainforest scheme in Uganda, funded by the Welsh government, has reached a major milestone.
Despite entrepreneurship transforming the lives of women in some parts of Africa, a study has shown that they're less successful than their male counterparts.
Russia is increasingly focused on Africa. The challenge for the continent is to ensure Africans benefit, and not fall victim to a geopolitical chess game
Ethiopia's economy is the fastest growing in Africa due to the social enterprises that have been started as a way of helping individuals in agriculture, education and health.
Millions of rural households in Kenya rely on agriculture for their income, but a warming climate is bringing more intense and frequent droughts.
Rising temperatures helps mosquitoes spread malaria in higher places in Africa. Climate change is making things much worse.
At Kenya's first breast milk bank, the women were waiting to help infants whose mothers couldn't feed them by donating some of their own milk.
One in two pupils worldwide do not pick up the basics of literacy or numeracy. But a new scheme in Nigeria shows how quickly this can change when teachers are given proper support.
Shoes, lamps, a desk. These three innovative ideas could make a huge difference to the lives of the 365 million children living in extreme poverty.
With all 10 of the world's fastest-growing cities this year in Africa, this growth must be controlled by setting up structures or institutions to deal with new infrastructure and systems,...
Drones have become a staple in farming tool kits all over the world, but in Ghana rice farmers are using them for the first time to adapt to droughts.
15 West African countries have agreed to adopt a shared currency, the 'ECO', as of 2020.