Tests at a school beside an informal electronic waste salvage site in Ghana’s capital Accra reveal contamination due to lead, cadmium and other health-threatening pollutants over 50 times higher than risk-free levels.
The former chairman of Liberia’s National Elections Commission (NEC) says he hopes his resignation will encourage the opposition Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) to participate in the November 8th runoff election.
The international organization that governs top-level Internet domain names is taking bids on the creation of “.africa”. Supporters say it will promote African businesses better than individual country names such as “dot-ke” for Kenya or “dot-za” for South Africa.
Women constitute a large proportion of the poor in Africa as elsewhere in the world. Addressing the survival needs of women is therefore central to the formulation of policies aimed at eradicating poverty. It requires more than just policy formulation to eradicate poverty in Malawi, and Africa as a whole.
Residents of Muammar Gaddafi’s home town of Sirte are struggling to come to terms with the destruction and humiliation of their city, a former fishing village which once had aspirations to be the “capital of Africa”.
Attached are exclusive photos of Sirte before US and NATO invaded and bombed several cities in Libya killing many civilians. As the birthplace of Muammar Gaddafi, Sirte was favoured by the Gaddafi government. However, evil NATO and US-backed rebels have bombarded the whole city of Sirte; leaving it in ruins.
The polarized debate over the use of organic and inorganic practices to boost farm yields is slowing action and widespread farmer adoption of approaches that could radically transform Africa’s food security situation, according to international scientists.
Ethiopia and China signed agreement for construction of the first phase of Ethiopia-Djibouti railway project. General Manager of Ethiopian Railway Corporation and Vice President of China Railway Group (CREC) signed the agreement.
DEMOCRATIC Republic of Congo (DR Congo) will hold presidential and parliamentary elections on November 28 as planned, its foreign minister, Alexis Thambwe Mwamba, assured members of the diplomatic corps accredited to Kinshasa yesterday.