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Cameroon fights pollution by turning used plastic into jobs

Share the post “Cameroon fights pollution by turning used plastic into jobs” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Plastic waste has become a major problem in Cameroon’s capital, Yaoundé clogging up drains and rivers and causing flooding in the city whenever it rains. Cameroon’s government has been trying to tackle the country’s plastic pollution troubles for years, but with little […]

Share the post “Unsung heroes: Africa’s rangers are the guardians of the continent’s precious natural assets” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Conservation needs to work with unlikely bedfellows – the hunters, the miners and loggers. Given Africa’s need for economic growth and employments these activities that are so often adjacent, to and sometimes in, protected areas will never be […]

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Share the post “Derailed & Released: Lucky Montana out of Prasa” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Lucky Montana, for years the driving force at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa), has been suddenly sidelined. While Prasa has come under attack in recent weeks, his troubles began with the new board. Now, Prasa is without a CEO while […]

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Share the post “Op-Ed: Why the hustle, Uber?” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail If there is one thing that has changed my daily life in the last few years, that’s made my life safer, easier and quicker, it’s Uber. Despite the strong competition from the likes of Apple and Samsung (I have a tablet by one and a phone […]

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Share the post “Young DJ set to be first black African in space” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Mabopane (South Africa) (AFP) – No one in Mandla Maseko’s family has ever stepped outside South Africa, but the young township DJ is set to rocket into space next year. From the dusty district of Mabopane, near Pretoria, 25-year-old Maseko has […]

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