Heavy rainfall recently devastated large swathes of Kerala, India.
Green infrastructure can be a valuable tool in helping vulnerable communities to face the double threat of flooding and drought.
Genetic data holds a wealth of health information.
There is a need for genetic services in low and middle-income countries.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (middle) bringing the leaders of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church and other religious leaders together.
Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed Ali's project of reconciliation can be greatly helped by the Orthodox Church.
Scientists must remember that farmers are focused on the best return from their inputs with little risk as possible.
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Soil scientists have rarely gone the extra mile to translate their knowledge into forms that can be integrated into economic decision making.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed replaced aloofness with authenticity.
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed needs to strike a balance between forgiveness and justice.
Mogadishu’s Waaberi Theatre Troupe back in the 1970s when Somalia was a cultural hub.
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A crate digger essentially builds a personal library of sonic texts that often can't be found on the internet or in official archives.
French soldiers patrol in Diabaly, Mali, in 2013, following the failure of the African Support Mission.
Conflict patterns in Africa have changed rapidly in recent years posing a challenge to peace and security.
Ethiopia produces about 4 billion litres of milk per year.
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In Ethiopia most of the milk comes from local breeds which aren't suited to milk production.
School children at the site of the KAT-7 radio telescope in Carnarvon, South Africa.
Astronomy is accessible to anyone with a view of the sky.
Connecting smugglers, disposable workers, garbage pickers and the poorest of consumers, the flip-flop trail is one of globalisation’s darker stories.
Central Island, the breeding ground of what was once the world’s largest population of Nile Crocodile.
Lake Turkana's status as a World Heritage Site hasn't protected it from environmental threats.
Ethiopia and Eritrea could strike a peace deal.
If peace is achieved between Ethiopia and Eritrea, it will help stabilise the Horn of Africa, and the broader East Africa region.
Thousands of Amharas have been evicted and displaced from various ethnic regions in Ethiopia.
Ethiopia's new premier has brought hope but he must address the eviction of ethnic Amharas.
People feel a real sense of community in slums like Kibera in Nairobi.
Moving people without taking their social and economic concerns into consideration isn't the way to deal with urban slums.
Ethiopian books and other materials, such as this ancient Bible, are in great demand.
For Ethiopia, there is no connection between the Maqdala war in 1868 and the stolen treasures at Maqdala
There are still lingering questions hanging over Ethiopia’s Premier Abiy Ahmed.
Ethiopia has taken time and listened to the new prime minister. Now he needs to convert his vision into concrete policies
Street-connected children use begging as a livelihood strategy.
As Addis Ababa develops into a modern city, beggars are increasingly being treated like public nuisances and criminals.
Burundi’s Pierre Nkurunziza is one of many authoritarian African leaders.
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More leaders in more African countries will abolish term limits unless organisations like the African Union take action.
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We looked at ten countries in East Africa and found poverty and politics were much more important drivers of conflict and displacement than climate change.
Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed at his swearing-in in Addis Ababa.
Dr Abiy Ahmed has been sworn in as the new prime minister of Ethiopia. The youthful Oromo leader now faces the herculean task of uniting a divided country.