Sixteen scientists solving Africa's and the world's challenges have been announced as part of the Next Einstein Forum's (NEF) second fellows class...
18 Sep 2017
400 private and public sector leaders gathered on Thursday, 31 August, for the Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg to discuss accelerating and scaling innovations...
1 Sep 2017
Facing rapid growth and evolution in Africa's megacities, radical and effective urban management is needed...
24 Aug 2017
The powerful Y'ello Box is bringing 24/7 electricity to Nigeria via your mobile phone...
28 Jun 2017
An aircraft fuelled solely on solar power completed the 16th, and penultimate, leg of its round-the-world journey when it landed in Cairo today...
13 Jul 2016
Building Energy, an Italian independent power producer from renewable sources, and the New & Renewable Energy Authority (NREA), have signed a memorandum of understanding for two 50MW photovoltaic (PV) plants in Benban, Upper Egypt...
2 Jul 2015
Food security in the sub-Saharan African region improved this year because of greater food availability and income growth‚ the DuPont global food security index shows.
7 Aug 2013
Unilever Global says Africa is its next growth market and has rolled out what it calls a sustainable living plan to the continent.
21 Jun 2013
Private investors smell profit in beefing-up the continent's over-stretched power grids and swarms of new wind turbines are soon expected to start going up.
28 May 2013
Although Africa made huge strides in increasing human development in the past decade, gains could - with hundreds of millions of people being pushed into extreme poverty - easily be reversed should "significant progress" not be made in halting global warming.
Schalk Mouton 20 Mar 2013
NEW YORK, US: Purchases of environmentally protective products have grown significantly in two of the world's leading markets - China and Brazil; but the widespread perception that these products are too expensive may be blocking deeper adoption.
21 Aug 2012