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Newly Empowered Black Farmers Ruined by South Africa’s Drought

Almost half a decade of drought across most of South Africa has led to small towns in crisis and food imports for the first time in over 20 years, as well as severely hampering the government’s planned land redistribution programme.

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Kenya’s Young Inventors Shake Up Old Technology

They are both third-year mechanical engineering students at Sang’alo Technical Institute in Bungoma County, Western Kenya.

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Africa’s hydropower future

Energy poverty is rife in Africa. Of the more than one billion people living in its 54 countries, over half lack access to electricity.

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Africa needs to stop fighting and invest in infrastructure

War is an expensive affair and less of it will bring more development to the continent.

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At the Crucial Nexus of Water and Energy

Port of Spain, Trinidad – Global institutions are still in the learning phase when it comes to successfully managing water and energy in an integrated manner as part of the quest for sustainable development.

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Tech can give women the space to fight for their rights

Big talk should be combined with small-tech advances to help the world’s poor women, says Henrietta Miers. Aid agencies have ambitious goals to empower women in the developing world. Yet many feminists believe donors’ gender policies are depoliticised — that they fail to address the unequal power balances between men and women.

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