Extreme heat to hit one third of the African urban population

Climate change, population growth and urbanisation are instrumental in increasing exposure to extreme temperatures. Researchers at…

African scientists to get $3.57 million in funding for Climate Research

By Agbo Dozie Courtesy of the Climate Research for Development (CR4D) in Africa initiative, a set…

How climate change could affect some of West Africa’s iconic bird species

by Benedictus Freeman, The Conversation If scientists know how particular species are responding to the realities of…

Tradition meets tech as Kenya’s herders adapt to climate change

by Nick Perry For generations, Kaltuma Hassan’s clan would study the sky over Kenya’s arid north…

In Nigeria’s Lagos, aquatic weed plagues waterways

by Joel Olatunde Agoi Traffic jams on the snarled up roads of Nigeria’s megacity of Lagos…

Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags

by Fran Blandy A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania on Saturday, as Africa…