Fishing boats in Hout Bay, South Africa. In most of Africa, in the decades to come the boats will not sail as there will be hardly any fish to catch. (Photo/Andrew Ashton/Flickr).

How Climate Change Might Hit African Fisheries: Catches Could Fall By Record 60% In Parts Of The Continent

In East Africa, ocean warming has already destroyed parts of the coral reef where certain species live, and reduced fish stocks. In parts of West Africa rising sea levels have resulted in the flooding of coastal zones.


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Arid soils in Mauritania: crops often fail because severe drought leaving the Sahel region facing major food crises, affecting thousands of people. (Photo/Pablo Tosco/Oxfam/Flickr).

Climate Change Apartheid: People In Poor Nations 5 Times More Likely To Be Displaced Than Those In Rich Ones

The data is worrying: since the 1970s, the amount of human displacement due to natural disasters has doubled.


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Lupita Nyong'o, Madina Nalwanga and David Oyelowo at the U.S. premiere of Queen of Katwe, September 20, 2016. (Photo/Disney/FB).

Why Did More Ugandan Students Pass A Math Exam After Watching The Hollywood Movie ‘Queen of Katwe’?

From Uganda, Madagascar, to Ethiopia, experiments show that an inspiring, relatable figure in a movie can help students do better in test scores.


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Kinshasa, 2015, capital of DR Congo, and home to about 12 million people is one of the most populous cities in sub-Saharan Africa. (Photo/ Emmanuel Imbanda Lokenga/MONUSCO/Flickr).

There’s A Strong Chance That 33% Of All People In The World Will Be African By 2100

The population of Africa in 2100 will be three, four, five or six times larger than it is today.


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Somalis make a living in the harshest of natural environments. (Photo/Hassan Hirsi/World Bank).

Life In Somalia Is Extremely Tough, So How Do They Survive? That’s The $1.4 Billion Question

One in five Somali households receive remittances. Without that, many of them would fall into poverty.