[The Conversation Africa] Woody plant species have been deliberately introduced into many arid and semi-arid regions across the world as they can help combat desertification and provide resources – like fuelwood – to the rural poor. But some of these alien trees and shrubs have become invasive, having devastating effects on other species as well as people.
[New Era] Windhoek -The United Nations called on the youth from around the world to apply to participate in the United Nations Youth Climate Summit.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Author and filmmaker John W. Fredericks, who opened up about his former life of crime and his time spent is prison, died after battling cancer.
[CAF] It would be Group D “Match of the Day” when Morocco locks horns with Cote d’Ivoire at the Cairo based El Salam Stadium on Friday night at 19:00 local time (17:00 GMT) as the group enters its match day 2.
[East African] Uganda is the first and only country in Africa to reach and surpass the World Health Organisation 2020 target of ensuring access, treatment and awareness creation of Hepatitis B, according to a new scorecard launched to track progress against the viral infection on the continent.
FOR TEN days in May Uhuru Kenyatta, Kenya’s president, vanished from view. Kenyans feigned concern on Twitter, using the hashtag #FindPresidentUhuru
[East African] Somalia has launched a diplomatic offensive against Kenya in their dispute over the Indian Ocean waters prompting the Arab League to condemn Nairobi for annexing Mogadishu’s territory.
[Reporter] The World Health Organization (WHO) has presented an award recognizing Ethiopia’s House of People’s Representatives (HPR) legislative actions it passed to ban tobacco smoking indoors and in public places in Ethiopia.
[Reporter] Stretching on 14.3 hectares of land, a new Coca-Cola Factory that requires an investment outlay of two billion birr or USD 70 million, said to be the largest plant for coca cola in the country, is set to be finalized early next year, The Reporter has learnt.
[New Times] Africa’s output grew by 3.4 per cent between 2017 and 2018 despite a slowdown in global growth during that period, a new report by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has shown.