A new kidney disease is striking down labourers in what could be one of the first epidemics caused by global warming.
Ex-Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete has said improving the education system in Africa will replenish the continent’s skills gap.
New research has found that there are 50 000 more people with cholera across East Africa in each year that El Niño is around.
Control of increasingly scarce water is being used by armed groups to challenge central governments, causing untold suffering to civilians.
The world is warming at 170 times its natural rate, thanks to human action and carbon emissions.