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Namibian farmers break with tradition as planting season begins

Late afternoon on Saturday, Gertrud Aron, a subsistence farmer at a village in Oshana region in the northern part of Namibia gave instructions on...

Feature: Libya sees boom in domestic desert tourism amid COVID-19 pandemic

Juma Al-Ghanai, a Libyan tourist expert, has organized a large desert tourism event for the Libyans who have a passion for exploring their own...

Climbing date palms to feed a family: How one Egyptian woman...

"This difficult job I have pursued is easier than the harsh conditions I faced as a woman," said Sabria Sebai, an Egyptian in her...

From the streets of Kibera to the pages of Vogue: Meet...

On the outskirts of Kibera is the home-studio of David Ochieng;  a simple room bursting with scraps of colourful kitenge fabrics, sewing machines, and...

Rwandan universities eye safe reopening

On a sunny morning, one man is hanging a banner on the wall at the University of Tourism Technology and Business Studies of Rwanda...

Namibian farmers turn to locally produced biochar as fertilizer

A group of Namibian farmers are changing the face of farming in the normally infertile soils of the desert that characterizes the Southern African...

Irreecha: Thousands of Ethiopians celebrate popular thanksgiving festival

Hiwot Tesfaye, a diaspora-based Ethiopian, is excited to celebrate Irreecha festival, an annual thanksgiving event celebrated by millions of Ethiopians annually, for the first...

Feature: Chinese firm drills wells in Egyptian desert to help reclaim...

A giant drilling rig can be seen from a distance in the heart of the desert west of Upper Egypt's Minya Province, surrounded by...

Implement health policy for sickle cell patients in Africa: Sickle cell...

Sickle Cell Disease is an inherited condition that affects the red blood cells in people’s bodies. Normally, red blood cells (RBCs) transport oxygen throughout...

Feature: Vertical gardening trend blooms in Kenya amid climate change, pandemic

From use of soil-less technology to growing plants in ordinary sacks, vertical gardening is taking root in Kenya as land sizes shrink and climatic...
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