2012-04-10 20:39:12Onion Farmers Bitter Over Market Glut[IPS]
Bitterness is written all over Boureïma Hamado's face as he prepares to return home after selling his onion crop at the Katako market in the Nigerien capital, Niamey. He's taken a big loss on the harvest.
Monday, 07-06-15, 12:56Schooling Slashes HIV Rates[SciDev.Net] Increasing secondary school attendance in Botswana slashed HIV infection rates of adults, with the greatest drop among women, a study finds.
Monday, 07-06-15, 12:48Senegal's Teachers Struggle With the Clash Between Science and Faith[The Conversation Africa] Senegal is a deeply religious country. About 90% of the West African nation's residents are Muslim, about 5% are Christian and the rest identify as animist - they believe that natural objects, idols or fetishes have magical power. Many Senegalese embrace at least some elements of animism even if they are Muslim or Christian.