The U.K. government and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation are creating a 1 billion pound fund to combat malaria and other fast-spreading infections diseases. →
Hunting is pushing African elephants toward rapid extinction. A new HBO documentary explains why. Continue reading →
Inhaling toxic fumes from cooking fires and kerosene lamps prematurely kills 3 million people a year — more than malaria and HIV combined.
Although 600 million people live without electricity in sub-Saharan Africa, Seeker Stories met three inspiring Tanzanians who have found unique ways to hack the energy crisis.
Africa has become a laboratory for new kinds of electricity microgrids, nanogrids and other systems that rely on low-cost, renewable energy sources.
Around the world, rates of malaria infection have been steadily dropping. Is this the beginning of the end of the malaria parasite?
From the Somali Civil War to the Darfur conflict, more than two-dozen turbulent clashes plague Africa.
Widespread poisoning and targeting by poachers are decimating their numbers.
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