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A new reality for oil prices

Despite greater quota discipline from Opec, global oil prices have fallen over the past month, with Brent crude trading at $45 a barrel on 20 June.…

Fighting the pest that is ravaging Africa’s agriculture

The fall armyworm is a relatively recent intruder in Africa, but is has been widely prevalent in the Americas, particularly South and Central America where it is known to attack more than 80 different plant species, including maize – a major food staple for more than 200m Africans.…