May 23, 2019
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Campaign poster is one of the most prominent features during political elections, employed by aspirants to intrigued and inform electorates of their messages and identity. These posters raises questions over free and fair election, financial cost of election, littering, environmental degradation and aesthetic of public spaces. While the environmental argument on election posters are considered […]

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A farmer from Burkina Faso who popularized an ancient farming technique to reverse desertification is among the winners of Sweden’s “alternative Nobel prize”, announced on Monday. Yacouba Sawadogo shared this year’s award with three Saudi human rights activists and an Australian agronomist. The 3 million Swedish crown ($341,800) prize honours people who find solutions to […]

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wiss voters on Sunday roundly rejected two proposals aimed at protecting Swiss farmers and ensuring that food from both domestic and foreign producers is healthier, more environmentally sound and animal-friendly. About 61.3 percent of voters rejected the “Fair-Food Initiative,” which would have required the government to promote environmentally sound, animal-friendly and fairly produced food, and […]

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Pineapple peels have become a hot property in Nairobi overnight with most city dwellers flocking their nearest pineapple vendor’s place to obtain the prized commodity. This is after a Facebook user shared a recipe to brew Mexican pineapple beer using the peels and sugar. The recipe, whose procedure entails soaking the peels with sugar syrup […]

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The Climate Change Adaptation conference aims at implementing mechanisms as a means to promote progress made in terms of small holder farmers to climate change. It will explore a range of topics to deepen and widen the understanding of the role of research with respect to the responsibility of providing solutions to IFAD investments and […]

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The population of hungry people is rising across the world, a UN report has shown, with more than a quarter of them in Africa. Out of the 821 million people who faced shortage of food in 2017, 257 million were found in the continent. A new report on the State of Food Security and Nutrition […]

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Leaders from Africa have promised to accelerate steps towards the sustainability of the continent’s agricultural enterprise. Speaking at the 2018 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), in Kigali, Rwanda, the leaders expressed satisfaction with the efforts made so far in the bid to ensure that Africa remains food-sufficient, while achieving economic success based on its most […]

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President Mokgweetsi Masisi has shot down claims of a widely reported story last week linking the alleged mass slaughtering of close to 90 elephants with the disarmament of the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DNWP) Anti-poaching Unit. The news report caused a global frenzy hogging international news headlines. In a short media session at […]

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The Ibadan, Nigeria-based International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is this year’s recipient of the Africa Food Prize. The award is given out by the African Green Revolution in Agriculture (AGRA) and will be announced during the Award Ceremony and Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) Gala Dinner on 7 September in Kigali, Rwanda. The award […]

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The U.S. Deputy Chief ‎of Mission Nigeria, David Young, has urged the Nigerian government not to allow perpetrators of deadly violence in many states get away with their crimes. He called for a crackdown on deadly attacks that have led to over a thousand deaths in various northern states. Most of the attacks are linked […]

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From the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Gambia to Guinea-Bissau, Madagascar and Namibia, illicit logging is exposing communities to serious labour and sexual exploitation. Young people are particularly affected. The continent’s forestry sector is notoriously under-regulated. UK think tank Chatham House estimates that in most forested African countries, 80 to 100% of all […]

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) wednesday in Abuja considered the report of an international conference held on Lake Chad earlier in the year, which proposed $14.5 billion for the rescue of Lake Chad from extinction. This development is coming as the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has promised that the battle of […]

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As climate change brings longer droughts, farmers in eastern Malawi’s already dry Lake Chilwa basin are seeing an ever-more-frequent disaster: maize wilting or drying completely, leaving families hungry. “In the past many farmers relied on rain-fed agriculture to grow their food,” said Edwin Liwonde, a subsistence farmer in the flat area, which is also prone […]

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The Ethiopian government has delegated the Office of the Attorney General (AG) to file charges at the International Court of Arbitration against the Dutch Company that patented teff grain. Getahun Mekuria (PhD, Eng.), minister of Science and Technology (MoST), while presenting his Ministry’s nine-month performance report on Tuesday at the House of People’s Representatives, told […]

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Activities traditionally associated with commerce are being disrupted and transformed by innovations that will redefine how we produce, distribute, market and consume products and services. Our analysis points to a redefinition and upgrade of commercial practices around the rapid technological, operational, and societal shifts that are changing how we experience reality, as well as what […]

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Africa’s richest man and President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has advised the federal government to introduce “draconian policy to stop people importing milk, just like they did with cement.” Speaking in an interview with the Financial Times of London, Dangote decried the fact that Nigeria still imports a lot of things that could […]

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Kenyan farmers lose tonnes of food produced due to different reasons which can be avoided with enough inputs in the agricultural sector. Globally, food wastage is estimated to be approximately 1.3 billion tonnes. This is roughly one-third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year. Article Continues below To address this […]

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Supermarkets in Mombasa are running out of sugar following a crackdown on contraband that has seen 19 godowns closed so far. A spot check of major retailers in Kenya’s second largest city Tuesday showed most supermarkets had no sugar, leading to customers scrambling for the commodity whenever it was restocked. Article Continues Shortly Also affected […]

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Rome — Overfishing is particularly bad in parts of the developing world where many people already struggle to get enough nutritious food to eat A third of the world’s oceans are overfished and fish consumption is at an all-time high, raising fears over the sustainability of a key source of protein for millions around the […]

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Your urine is the new “liquid gold”. A team under the leadership of Dr Dyllon Randall from the University of Cape Town (UCT) has successfully produced the world’s first fertiliser-producing urinal, that is also waterless. It was tested last year in UCT’s new engineering building and at a male residence in Athlone. We combine our […]

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