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How to Achieve a Green Revolution in Africa

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The fight against corruption in Nigeria takes technological turn - Jennifer Ehidiamen

 

On June 20th 2013, West African NGO Network (WANGONeT) launched a web portal called Anti-Corruption Internet Database (ACID) www.antigraft.org, Nigeria’s first web repository for all corruption related issues in the country.

Ethiopia: Govt Hopes for an Energy Bonanza From Burning Waste

Addis Ababa — Ethiopia's capital will mine its largest landfill to produce energy, as part of a bid to eliminate trash and supplement the country's hydropower supply, which could be vulnerable to droughts and increasingly extreme weather.

Kenya: How Technology Transformed Kenyans Into a Nation of Election Monitors

Two weeks ago, on 4 March, millions of Kenyans lined up to vote in the country's first national elections since the disputed poll of December 2007.

Back then, allegations of rigging triggered months of post-election violence in which 1,400 people were killed and half a million were displaced.

Tanzania Eyes Geothermal Energy to Curb Power Shortages

The government intends to diversify the power generation mix in the national grid system by increasing the proportion of natural renewable energy sources.

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