Africa

Photo: Ursula Wittekind/DW Solar power is just one of many ways Africa is helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions By Ineke Mules Africa is harnessing the power of its emerging youth demographic to spearhead efforts to tackle climate change. By

By Daan Bauwens, Nicholas Ibekwe and Kolawole Talabi “On the entry into force of this Agreement, all prohibitions or restrictions on imports or exports affecting trade between the two Parties shall be eliminated, with the exception of the customs duties

guest column By Keith Klugman The numbers of children who die of pneumonia each year is staggering. In 2015, a child under five died every two minutes – 920,000 in all – and pneumonia is the leading cause of child

After failing to beat Senegal and qualify for the 2018 World Cup, Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter said his team is better than ticket holders Nigeria and Senegal. The Taranga Lions beat Bafana Bafana 2-0 at the Peter Mokaba Stadium

document We, African Ministers of Health, Finance, Education, Social Affairs, Local Governments attending the Ministerial Conference on Immunization in Africa, which took place from 24 to 25 February 2016 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and convened by the World Health Organization

By Lennart Dodoo Monrovia — Mr. Wilmot Collins, a Liberian elected as Mayor of Helena in the Western State of Montana, has called on his fellow Liberians to put their country first. Speaking to the Voice of America on Wednesday,

Bonn — New commitments and initiatives in energy, water and agriculture sectors were announced on Friday, at the United Nations Climate Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, under the auspices of the Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action to help implement

The United Nations General Assembly and the Security Council elected four judges Thursday to the International Court of Justice, the main judicial organization of the world body. Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf of Somalia and three other judges were elected by the

press release The Deputy Director General of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) in the Department of Public Works, Mr Stanley Henderson has thanked the Government of Ghana for deploying its senior officials and engineers to South Africa on a

guest column By Matthew A. Winkler A telecommunications boom is lifting an industry and a continent. In Kenya, hundreds of thousands of people are rising out of poverty as mobile-money services turn subsistence farmers into businesspeople. A similar dynamic drives