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The Kingsley Holgate Foundation, in partnership with Doctors for Life and in celebration of the Land Rover Discovery’s 30-year anniversary, has  launched their biggest humanitarian expedition ever. Taking their Mashozi’s Rite to Sight programme to a different level, the team has set off for the wildly remote and malaria-infested Zambezi Delta to perform over 200 […]

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 30, 2019/APO Group/ — A nation-wide tree planting initiative kicked off on the morning of Monday 29th July aimed at breaking the world record of planting 200 million saplings on a single day. India currently holds the world record. Officially launched by Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in May, the nation-wide reforestation […]

By Tanisha Heiberg and Sisipho Skweyiya JOHANNESBURG/VRYHEID, South Africa, July 29 (Reuters) – Cattle have long been considered a measure of wealth across Africa – but it is not just farmers cashing in. A pioneering app in South Africa lets investors, eager to benefit from rising global beef demand, buy shares in a cow from […]

  By Inna Lazareva YAOUNDE, July 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Too much plastic and not enough schools are scourges of modern life many countries face. Now a factory in West Africa will try to tackle both by transforming old flip-flops and car tyres into bricks to build classrooms. The factory in Ivory Coast will […]

You had questions, we’ve got answers. The conclusion to the Trinkets story. The final season coming 2020. Watch Trinkets, Only on Netflix:

Cathy Watson is chief of programme development at World Agroforestry. The village of Chibwana lies a kilometer from the Shire River in southern Malawi. In March. it was covered in water after a year’s worth of rain fell in two days during Cyclone Idai. As water poured down from the highlands, youth canoed children to […]

  Inger Andersen, executive director, UN Environment Programme. The Horn of Africa today faces increased threats to its people’s security in the form of natural disasters linked to climate change. But as old tensions ease – bringing hope for an end to decades of strife – we have our best chance yet to build climate […]

By John Okot KAMPALA, July 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – At their workshop in a Kampala suburb, Lawrence Okettayot and his business partner, both in their mid-20s, drilled holes and screws into a steel-lined, green wooden box designed to dry food in an eco-friendly way. Their invention, a low-tech thermal dehydrator, can be used to […]

Thank you for seven groundbreaking seasons. Orange is the New Black’s final season arrives this Friday, July 26. Watch Orange Is The New Black, Only on Netflix:

    By Adela Suliman LONDON, July 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Big business and politics are mass-mining everyday data – from Facebook ‘likes’ to online subscriptions – for profit and power, according to a Netflix documentary released on Wednesday. “The Great Hack” says personal data has surpassed oil as the world’s most valuable asset, and […]

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