Motorcyclists have their temperature  measured on a road outside the Nigerian capital, Abuja. Photograph: Kola Sulaimon/AFP via Getty

As Africa prepares for a surge in coronavirus cases, the lack of intensive care beds and ventilators in many countries is becoming starkly apparent. (...)

At last year’s event, Jaguar Land Rover put forward a proposal to turn the fringes of Shannon Airport into a vast test facility for autonomous vehicles.

Ireland’s car technology conference, Electronomous, is on the move, leaving its hitherto traditional base of the INEC in Killarney, for Weston Airport(...)

H&M estimates that about 70 per cent of a garment’s impact on the climate happens during the manufacturing process

The chief executive of fashion giant Hennes and Mauritz (H&M) says a growing movement that shames consumers represents a very real social threat. (...)

Professor Gerry Boyle, director Teagasc; Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed; Ciara McDonnell and Declan Troy, Teagasc.

Given the importance of the meat industry to Ireland, it’s hardly surprising that the upcoming International Congress of Meat Science and Technology ((...)

An Apple MacBook in the European Parliament. The EU Commission claims Ireland has granted illegal tax benefits to Apple. Photograph: Patrick Seeger/EPA

Of various concerns about the European Commission’s ruling on Apple, perhaps the most uncomfortable is that the arrangement between Ireland and Apple (...)

President Michael D Higgins who is visiting Ethiopia, Malawi and South Africa: “These are our  fellow children of the planet. We have to decide that we will allow the people to live and to survive at least . . . Feeding children on 80 cents a day and to be short of the 80 cents is a scandal to humanity.” Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA

It might have been a scene from Yeats’s Among School Children, there in the Tierkidi refugee camp in Ethiopia’s Gambella province on the borders with (...)

President Michael D Higgins with Dr Nkosazana Dalmini Zuma, chairwoman of the African Union Commission at the African Union HQ in Addis Ababa Ethiopia. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell.

The use of traditional culture as a cover for abuse of human rights was rejected by members of the African Union Commission at a meeting with Presiden(...)

Minister for Development and Trade Promotion Seán Sherlock said exports from Ireland have increased by approximately 25 per cent in recent years

Trade between Ireland and Africa is expected to reach €24 billion by 2020 as more than one in ten Irish chief executives look to target business oppor(...)