Water is a precondition for human existence, and for the sustainability of our planet. It is entwined with almost everything human, from climate change and global economy to gender issues and human rights.Worldwide, 100 million families are stuck in a cycle of poverty...
What is the importance of water? “Water is life” is such a common expression that we use it almost as a cliché. However, that phrase is probably one of the most powerfully true messages the whole creation bears witness to.  If, as we learn from geography, the...
Water is life. Human existence totally depends on it.Water relates to all aspects of human development, and remains the single greatest power to drive industrialization, health and gender equality across the continent.Access to clean water remains a challenge in...
There are three billion working people on this planet, and only 40 percent of them report being happy at work. Michael C. Bush shares his insights into what makes workers unhappy and how companies can benefit their bottom lines by fostering satisfaction.
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Makaruna Imbaukha: East Libya Savory Dish

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Originating from East Libya, makaruna imbaukha is a savory dish made with steamed pasta as the key ingredient. The pasta is combined with meat (usually lamb) and a rich sauce made with clarified butter, tomatoes, onions, chickpeas, potatoes, pumpkin, and...
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Death Toll In Mozambique Cyclone, Floods Could Surpass 1,000 – President

The number of people killed in a powerful storm and preceding floods in Mozambique could exceed 1,000, the president said on Monday, putting the potential death toll greatly more than current figures.Only 84 deaths have been confirmed so far in Mozambique as a...
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How Africa’s Young CEOs Are Rebuilding The Future

Ever wondered what more than 2 000 of the world’s most powerful under 45-year-old CEOs from 93 countries discuss when they gather? Find out in this special.
Diving Spots In Africa

Top Diving Spots In Africa

Africa is often seen as synonymous with massive plains and sprawling jungles teeming with exotic wildlife, terrestrial wonders, and rich cultural diversity. But Africa has more to offer than just the typical wildlife safari adventure, not many people realize that there’s just as much life to be...
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Climate-Smart Solutions Promote Peace In South Sudan

Over the course of the last six years a number of peace agreements have been signed, and as a result, many young people who had been recruited by rebel groups have begun returning home. In order to reintegrate them into normal life, the government wants them to start engaging in income-generating activities.

The Rise And Rise Of Equatorial Guinea

The small West African nation of Equatorial Guinea is emerging as one of the continent’s major energy players, mainly due to its large oil reserves. Its commercial capital, Malabo, is now actively working to become a continental energy center, demonstrating how the proceeds from a country’s oil...
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Why Some Won’t Be Celebrating Namibia’s Independence 29 Years On

Namibia’s South West African People’s Organisation (Swapo) is an exception among the liberation movements that became governments in Africa. As Namibia celebrates its 29th Independence Day on 21 March, it can look back on a period of increased consolidation of power. At the last elections in November...

Reverse Engineering For SDGs

When young people from small towns and villages seek higher education they have to usually migrate to big cities leaving their local communities behind. On completion of their degree from the Universities, they generally prefer staying in cities, in search of a good job and a successful career.
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Is Agribusiness The Problem Or The Solution?

For two centuries, all too many discussions about hunger and resource scarcity has been haunted by the ghost of Parson Thomas Malthus. Malthus warned that rising populations would exhaust resources, especially those needed for food production. Exponential population growth would outstrip food output.
El’Vee

Afrobeats Twin Sister Duo El’Vee Release Their Single ‘My Butter’

El'Vee are an Afropop duo, which consists of twin sisters Lilian and Vivian Nwaneho. They were born in Lagos, Nigeria and grew up in Reading, UK. Their love for music, drew them back and forth to Nigeria, and as independent artists, they have been opportune to work with...
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Lagos Collapsed School Heartbreak

The dilapidated building in the densely populated Lagos Island area of the city came down without warning on Wednesday morning. Locals, firefighters and other emergency services workers picked through the rubble to find those trapped in a chaotic scene.School bags, toys and...
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Sexual Violence Surging In South Sudan

“There’s been very little accountability in South Sudan for what is chronic, endemic problem of sexual violence against women and girls,” said the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights’ (OHCHR) spokesperson Rupert Colville.