A former Australian commando is using military tactics to curb poaching in Africa. Is that the right way to save the continent's vanishing animals?
The nonprofit group Practical Action encourages the use of earthenware storage coolers called zeer pots to help prevent food waste.
As a continent, Africa won't achieve most of its health-related Millennium Development Goals. Cash and access continue to be major impediments to healthcare in the region.
The global water crisis – caused by drought, flood, and climate change – is less about supply than it is about recognizing water's true value, using it efficiently, and planning for a different future, say experts.
South Africa ranks fifth for governance in Africa, but its scores have consistently declined over the past five years, with diminished press freedoms and rule of law, writes guest blogger Karl Beck.
Trees such as black plum, marula, and dika provide fruits, leaves, and nuts that have nourished Africans for centuries.