A carcinogen present in food causes death and handicapping across Africa. A solution to this deadly problem may be provided by an unlikely source.
US President Trump’s decision to withdraw from Paris agreement sparks African concern.
Nigeria’s commitments to renewable energy are threatened by its dire need to generate more power.
Energy security and the cost of energy imports have encouraged some governments to enthusiastically embrace renewables.
Cape Verde and Kenya are setting the example for other African countries by developing unique approaches to renewable energy.
Only the most rigid implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement will help the continent.
An agreement on climate change has finally been reached – but now Africa has to make sure that it gets enforced.
With more at stake than ever, the continent is mounting a united front to ensure any commitments made in Paris are in line with its development priorities.
The World Bank is aiming to mobilise $16bn to help African countries adapt to climate change as the world gathers for crucial talks in Paris.
Once viewed as worthless, the humble croton nut of East Africa has proven to be a valuable source of biofuel, fertiliser and even chicken feed.