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Southern Africa

  • News

    Zimbabwe - same old problems

    7 January 2016
    Over the next three months, 1.5 million Zimbabweans will be short of food until the new harvest comes in – and even then it’s expected...
  • Analysis

    How to take on extreme weather

    10 December 2015
    As weather becomes more extreme and erratic, the scramble for a bigger and better set of tools to cope with the fallout is on. “Science...
  • News

    COP21: A downpayment on disaster?

    8 December 2015
    Anote Tong, president of the small Pacific island nation of Kiribati, is something of a celebrity at the climate change talks taking place in Paris...
  • Feature

    Southern Africa's food crisis

    4 December 2015
    Close to 29 million people in southern Africa are already facing food shortages as a result of this season’s poor harvest, but worse could be...
  • Analysis

    COP21: A turning point?

    26 November 2015
    The science is clear. It’s the deal, as ever, that’s complicated. The Paris climate summit is one more chance, from an ever dwindling store, for...