Humans displaced, habitats disturbed - but Uganda pushes ahead with oil pipeline
Mega project promises to double GDP and take millions out of poverty, but at a cost to people and potentially the planet
September 29, 2023, 6:00 PM
Global wind power capacity to hit 2.38 terawatts by 2032
Increased activity in western markets and Africa will boost generation, Wood Mackenzie says
Road to Net Zero
September 22, 2023, 4:00 AM
Archaeologists find 476,000-year-old wooden structures in Zambia
They were found near Kalambo Falls, Africa's second-highest waterfall
Arts & Culture
September 21, 2023, 6:43 AM
World is 'running short on time' to stop climate change, Dr Al Jaber tells leaders at UN
UAE's Cop28 President-designate urges the international community to act with 'solidarity' and view funding as an investment rather than cost
September 20, 2023, 7:46 PM
Libya floods: Divers searching for dead off Derna say hardest part is 'what we see'
Volunteer rescue worker says retrieval of just one body can take up to three hours
September 18, 2023, 3:07 AM
Mariam Al Mheiri vows UAE will stand by African nations in climate action battle
Minister of Climate Change and Environment makes call with just 81 days left before UN conference
September 11, 2023, 2:30 AM
G20 will push for greater role for African Union and Arab countries
G20 will make the African Union seen and heard in the world, experts say
September 10, 2023, 1:28 PM
G20: Leaders at Delhi summit induct African Union as permanent member
India has been making efforts to be the voice of the developing world
September 09, 2023, 8:47 AM
Meet the Nigerian women shattering stereotypes by working in male-dominated jobs
As Nigeria's economic crisis deepens, hundreds of women are working in non-traditional roles to help their families
September 08, 2023, 6:00 PM
Cop28 presidency lauds Africa Climate Summit for adopting ‘Nairobi declaration’
The declaration aligns with several goals of the climate conference scheduled to start in November
September 08, 2023, 9:03 AM
Mediterranean's waves may hold key to Morocco’s clean energy future
Start-up designs device to exploit the kingdom's extensive coastline and generate energy from the sea
September 08, 2023, 9:00 AM
Gabon president freed from house arrest, military leaders say
Ali Bongo Ondimba is now able to have medical check-ups abroad
September 07, 2023, 2:34 PM
Africa’s energy investment needs to double by 2030 to meet development and climate goals
Delivering modern energy to all Africans will require nearly $25 billion in spending per year until 2030, report says
September 06, 2023, 5:00 AM
More than seven million internally displaced in Sudan, says IOM
About one million people have fled the country due to the conflict, primarily to Chad, South Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia
September 05, 2023, 3:51 PM
UN chief calls for Africa to become renewable energy superpower
Africa has received only 2% of global investments in renewable energy over past two decades, UN says
September 05, 2023, 2:58 PM
France in talks with Niger officials over troop withdrawal
Niamey wants to maintain 'co-operation' with Paris
September 05, 2023, 2:08 PM
UAE announces $4.5bn finance initiative for clean energy projects in Africa
Platform will prioritise investments in countries with clear transition plans, says Dr Sultan Al Jaber
September 05, 2023, 7:29 AM
Niger's military leadership wants rapid agreement with Ecowas
Prime Minister appointed after coup says deal could be struck with bloc in 'coming days'
September 05, 2023, 5:59 AM
New UK projects tackling climate change in Africa a drop in the ocean, experts say
Projects supporting farmers, weather forecasting and water security will get British investment, as Africa bears "the brunt" of global warming.
September 03, 2023, 11:01 PM
Climate startups to share Cop28 stage
Green technology companies tackling the climate crisis will have their say at the UN conference
September 03, 2023, 3:00 AM