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06Sep 2016
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

Latin America produces 23 percent of the world’s beef, which is the backbone of the flourishing regional livestock sector, although this activity poses a threat to the region’s sustainability. In the picture, a small herd seeks shelter around the only tree in the pasture, in the Argentine pampas.

Stockbreeding generates enormous profits in Latin America, but it also has a broad and varied...

06Sep 2016
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

20-month-old Ummi Mustafa and her mother, Maiduguri, Nigeria

The world may have finally woken up to the child hunger emergency in northeastern Nigeria, but...

06Sep 2016
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

Four out of six great ape species are now listed as Critically Endangered. Photo courtesy of IUCN

Our closest cousin in the animal world, the Eastern Gorilla, is sliding towards extinction...

06Sep 2016
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

Aerial view of Nairobi (left) and Dar es Salaam. PwC predicts that Nairobi.

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 targets “universal and equitable access to safe and...

05Sep 2016
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

Karatu District Commissioner, Theresia Mahongo (left) shakes hands with Antasa Primary School head teacher, Farida Makala after the World Vision Tanzania handed over desks and two classrooms at the school

OVER 2,000 children in the drought-stricken district of Karatu will soon start benefiting from...

05Sep 2016
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

Savanna elephant populations in 15 countries declined by an average of 30 percent – equal to some 144,000 elephants – between 2007 and 2014.

A dramatic decline in Africa’s savanna elephant populations caused by poaching – as exposed by...

05Sep 2016
Muharram Macatta
The Guardian

The economic system has important political dimensions, because it is also about the exercise of power.

Social change is needed. What sort of change? People have different visions of a desirable world...

05Sep 2016
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

Online debate raised vital questions about how money should flow into universities, and for what purpose.

What is the future of higher education funding in Africa? This was the question asked by SciDev....

04Sep 2016
The Guardian Reporter
Guardian On Sunday

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is common in Africa. The World Health Organisation (WHO) reports that...

04Sep 2016
The Guardian Reporter
Guardian On Sunday

Have you ever been sat on a flight with a crying baby in your vicinity, wondering more and more...

04Sep 2016
The Guardian Reporter
Guardian On Sunday

“We are determined to foster an Africa-wide solidarity and unity of purpose of the Peoples of...

04Sep 2016
The Guardian Reporter
Guardian On Sunday

Bama, Nigeria. The world may have finally woken up to the child hunger emergency in northeastern...

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