West African schoolgirls, some not yet teenagers, have taken a starring role at an engineering competition in Senegal, busting stereotypes with robotics expertise and innovative projects for their communities
A German company is supplying lithium storage systems for 50 solar containers to provide power in 25 villages in Mali.
European oil companies, especially Swiss commodity traders, are exploiting weak African fuel standards by selling toxic diesel and gasoline across the continent
You can't turn on a screen in 2016 without seeing an example of branded content or native advertising flit across your eyes
Two years ago the World Health Organisation (WHO) identified air pollution as the world's worst environmental health risk
Although Africa made huge strides in increasing human development in the past decade, gains could - with hundreds of millions of people being pushed into extreme poverty - easily be reversed should "significant progress" not be made in halting global warming.
Schalk Mouton 20 Mar 2013