Child marriage and early childbearing remain common in Uganda despite laws against them. As many as three in ten Ugandan girls have their first child before their 18th birthday.
Every year Nigeria loses between 350,000 and 400,000 hectares of forest cover, and over 10.5 billion naira to environmental challenges. Unofficial estimates put the annual losses in the billions of dollars.
The population of Africa in 2100 will be three, four, five or six times larger than it is today.
THE Supreme Court decision on September 1 to nullify Kenya’s presidential August election and hold a new poll has reignited fears that the country could descend into violence. Kenya certainly has an extensive track record of political violence. This has generally been ethnically mobilised, stemming from grievances over land and exacerbated by vigilantes and militias deployed by politicians to garner …
More than 80% of the water reaching Egypt comes from the Blue Nile which originates in Ethiopia.