Africans are seeing a steady improvement in the quality of their lives, with some countries even nearing world averages, says a wide-ranging report out on Monday, 22 May, on the continent's future
Many people will have heard of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. But less well known is the concept of sustainability at the root of these goals
Kenneth Amaeshi 18 May 2017
When bulldozers rolled into their forest at the start of last year, the Ekuri community in southeast Nigeria protested: "Indigenes say no!"
Nigeria recently began a fresh effort to ascertain its climate change obligations under the Paris Agreement
Olushola Fadairo 28 Apr 2017
The Nigerian city of Port Harcourt used to be known as "The Garden City" because of its soaring palm trees and green open spaces
Nigeria-based green entrepreneur Achenyo Idachaba is helping change the story in the riverine community of Bayeku in Ikorodu, Lagos by turning an invasive water plant that chokes Nigeria's waterways into a source of income
Sindy Peters 24 Oct 2016
A New Earth, a boutique organic and eco-living store based in Beirut, Lebanon, recently announced its opening in Lagos, Nigeria. The expansion is testament to the owners' belief in moving towards a cleaner, healthier, more sustainable way of living.
Jessica Tennant 12 Oct 2016
AfDB together with the IITA embarks on an initiative that aims to put an end to youth unemployment in the continent by creating eight million agribusiness jobs
Dominique Von Rohr 29 Sep 2016
Following three new cases of polio in Nigeria, Rotary has added $35m in grants to support the global effort to end the disease..
According to FAO, food insecurity in parts of Nigeria's northeast and urgent action is needed to provide farming and livelihood support to 385,000 people
You can't turn on a screen in 2016 without seeing an example of branded content or native advertising flit across your eyes
Two years ago the World Health Organisation (WHO) identified air pollution as the world's worst environmental health risk
Due to stronger aquaculture supply and firm demand, record hauls for some key species and reduced wastage, global per capita fish consumption has risen above 20 kilograms
African farmers constantly have to compete against climate change, adverse weather conditions, drought, affected soil and high costs
Three renewable energy projects from Nigeria, Madagascar, and Sierra Leone, fought off fierce competition from almost 100 entries to win a share of $7m prize
At yesterday's official draw for the Orange Africa Cup of Nations 2015, the Confederation of African Football announced the launch of Africa United, a global health communications campaign aimed at preventing the spread of Ebola in West Africa
Unilever believes that creativity is the key to making sustainable living commonplace - its vision not only for itself as a company, but SA and the African continent as a whole
Jessica Taylor 22 Sep 2014
TOKYO, JAPAN: Japan has pledged at least US$10bn in aid to Africa for the next five years as Tokyo prepares to host a major development conference for the resource-rich continent.