2012-02-28 13:20:38Kenaf-Based Building Material Shows Promise[SciDev.Net]
Researchers from Burkina Faso and France have developed a low-cost construction material made of clay and sand mixed with fibres from the kenaf plant.
Monday, 02-08-16, 17:36Sub-Saharan Africa Lags Behind On Poverty Eradication[Africa Renewal] Burkina Faso, a landlocked West African country south of the Sahara Desert, has been in the news since political unrest erupted there in 2014. Had peace prevailed, the country would have had a moment to savour the finding that they were among the few African countries that reduced poverty over the last 15 years.
Monday, 02-08-16, 14:48Ghana Crackdown Targets Finance Industry Tricksters[CAJ News] Accra -THE future looks gloomy for Ghana's microfinance institutions as the country's central bank cracks the whip on fly-night lenders that have mushroomed across the country.
Monday, 02-08-16, 14:35Hadza People Face Critical Food Shortage[Arusha Times] The hunter-gatherer Hadzabe tribe living on the shores of the remote and semi-arid Lake Eyasi are facing critical food shortage once again.