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Hydropower plays a big role electrifying many African countries. (Photo/Shutterstock).

Africa Is Building Power Dams Big Time, And Risks Being Punished Heavily For It Down The Line

Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam will have an installed generating capacity of 6000MW. This is similar in size to the worlds largest nuclear power station, Japans Kashiwazaki-Kariwa plant.


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To feed the future, open doors for young people and women. (Photo/Neil Palmer/CIAT).

They Have The Tech In Their Hands: The Farming Revolution In Africa Will Begin With Giving Youth A Voice

In northern Malawi 80% of women produce legumes, onions, maize and tobacco. In this same region, 20% of men come in at the end, to sell the produce and participate other income generating activities.


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Obama and family. (Photo/Pete Souza).

During Mugabe’s 37 Years Rule, Here Are 10 Things That Happened In The World

During Mugabes ruled the European Union was created and Britain voted to exit it. America elected its first black president, and from Ghana Azonto fever took over the world.


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The desert is winning in many parts of northern Nigeria. (Photo/WB/Flickr).

40 Million Nigerians In 11 States Are Caught In A Fight For Their Livelihoods That They Can’t Win Alone

Every year Nigeria loses between 350,000 and 400,000 hectares of forest cover, and over 10.5 billion naira to environmental challenges. Unofficial estimates put the annual losses in the billions of dollars.