UNICEF warns thousands of children face starvation in Nigeria
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UNICEF warns thousands of children face starvation in Nigeria

UNICEF is warning that up to 50,000 children in the north-eastern parts of Nigeria could…

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Faces of Africa – Shweni: The man with the golden shears (Promo)
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Faces of Africa – Shweni: The man with the golden shears (Promo)

A small town in Northeast South Africa near Lesotho hosts world champions in sheep shearing.…

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Uganda steps up efforts to rescue kidnapped citizens
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Uganda steps up efforts to rescue kidnapped citizens

The Ugandan government is stepping up efforts to secure the release of six of its…

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South Africa invests in play-based learning
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South Africa invests in play-based learning

South Africa’s education authorities are going back to basics. The department is implementing new projects…

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Rural South Africans embrace clean energy solutions
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Rural South Africans embrace clean energy solutions

In South Africa, a pilot programme using clean energy solutions is changing lives in rural…

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Health sector hard hit by insecurity in the C.A.R.
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Health sector hard hit by insecurity in the C.A.R.

Medical charity MSF has taken advantage of the International Aids Conference — currently under way…

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UN Security Council still worried about ISIL’s presence in Libya
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UN Security Council still worried about ISIL’s presence in Libya

The UN Security Council has been debating the situation facing Somalia and Libya, two countries…

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WFP declares Southern Africa drought level 3 emergency, Zimbabwe among worst hit
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WFP declares Southern Africa drought level 3 emergency, Zimbabwe among worst hit

The worst drought in more than two decades has plunged the southern African region into…

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SABMiller sales hurt by economic volatility in Africa
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SABMiller sales hurt by economic volatility in Africa

Beer giant SABMiller has reported lower quarterly revenue, hurt by tough conditions in some African…

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Early detection of HIV in pregnant women is key to saving lives
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Early detection of HIV in pregnant women is key to saving lives

Nigeria is one country that believes it’s making gains in the fight against HIV. The…

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