Articles Tagged with the word ‘Africa’


/ Conservation, Environment

24 Aug 2015


Poachers have driven rhino numbers dangerously low, but new initiative Rhinos Without Borders aims to boost the population and provide a safer haven for those at risk

Mary Mosinghi (c) Africare

, / Community, Positive People, Social Enterprise

06 Nov 2013


Immigrants don't always generate good press, and those from Africa face particular challenges. Yet many have a positive social and economic impact. Veronique Mistiaen talks to some of those creating shared benefits for both the UK and Africa

Street Child Sierra Leone

/ Culture, Sport

25 Mar 2013


The Kiln Sierra Leone Marathon has been billed the "craziest and most worthwhile" marathon in the world and last year raised £320,000 to help the thousands of street children in the country

Suzanne Monoliths, Mikindani Bay (C) Isobel Pring, eco2

/ Community

04 Feb 2013


Thembi Mutch looks at the reality of volunteering in Africa and gives advice on how to make it work for all parties involved


/ Environment

02 Jan 2013


Thousands of pay-as-you-go solar energy devices are to be distributed across Africa in an effort to reduce dependency on kerosene generators, which are considered expensive, bad for the environment and potentially dangerous

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/ Economics & Innovation

16 Nov 2012


A positive cycle of enterprise financing and increasing citizen empowerment is slowly improving Africa’s economic prospects and reducing poverty, according to findings from a development summit in Brussels

Credit-Dorothy Voorhees - Copy

/ Conservation, Environment, Sustainable Development

27 Sep 2012


The planting of a 4,000 mile ‘wall’ of trees and shrubs across Africa has begun in an ambitious effort to halt the southward spread of the Sahara desert and stop vulnerable sub-Saharan habitats from drying up