Ethiopia should lower the height of its renaissance saddle dam to defuse the water crisis, says nader noureddine.
In this series, we travel to Ghana’s gold belt to meet the galamseys and learn about their struggle with poverty, pollution and stigma.
Communities in flood-prone areas often do not have access to information about flood forecasting.
The last film in our four-part series looks at possible ways to tap into the potential for small-scale mining to drive economic development, while protecting the country’s natural capital and people’s health.
China has had a long history of investment in Ghana, whether it be building the country’s national theatre or constructing roads and dams.
We meet a mining inspector, who explains how the activity is forbidden near water bodies, and why this is where a lot of illegal mining occurs.
Programmes such as REDD+ intend to preserve these natural carbon sinks.
Exporting our environmental capital must be stopped with promotion of cleaner production, recycling of waste and the best in-house environmental practices and awareness raising
The groundwater in many of Africa’s most crowded regions lies close to the surface, making it vulnerable to pollution, a study shows.
Analysing how coronavirus impacts genders differently could be key in fighting the disease, say public health experts.
Fears were growing over Africa’s ability to protect its citizens from the rapidly spreading coronavirus epidemic as the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak a public health emergency of international concern.
Antimicrobial resistance could lead to the rise of superbugs, creating a global health security risk — the UN warned last year that the number of deaths caused by antimicrobial resistance could reach 10 million by 2050.
As evidence builds that people can carry coronavirus without showing any symptoms, fears mount that the disease may be impossible to control in some regions.
Leonardo da Vinci, the original ‘Renaissance man’, tends to be better known for his drawings of human anatomy and the animal kingdom than buildings.
Babies exposed to malaria in the womb can suffer low birth weight and miscarriages, but a new study has found a common arthritis drug could put an end to the scourge of placental malaria.
The World Health Organization has today issued new recommendations to tackle tuberculosis, a respiratory disease, in the wake of coronavirus spreading across continents.