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Ghanaian innovator develops affordable houses from recycled plastic waste

As a teenager, Nelson Boateng, a resident of Ashaiman near Ghana's capital Accra, needed to earn some income to support his education as well...

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...

Reporters Diary: Villagers learn new technique to fight climate change

Beyond the ‘home of heroes’ that is Eldoret Town in South-Eastern Kenya lies Elgeyo-Marakwet County close to 100 kilometres away. It is characterized by rolling...

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...

Mzee Francis: The blind pit latrine digger of Bungoma County

On a bright and Tuesday early morning, we set out on a journey to meet Francis Wasike a 64-year-old blind man in Sitikho village...

Fighting deforestation using seedballs

Kenya’s forest cover is below 10% but efforts are being steered to reach that mark. But by the pace at which conventional tree planting...

Women in Malawi react to female cabinet appointments

Just a few days after the swearing-in of new ministers in Malawi, women in rural communities have shown optimism with a good representation of...

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...

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...

Feeding East Africa’s hungry from a single port

The World Food Programme supplies hundreds of thousands of metric tons of food per year to hungry people across the continent. The life-giving supplies...
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