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Cotton Exporter Benin Tries Local Processing to Reduce Climate Emissions

As world leaders meet in Egypt to discuss ways to combat climate change, one possible solution is brewing across the continent in Benin. Benin has built an industrial park to move the country away from exporting raw materials to making finished products. If…

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COP27: How China and Africa Fit in Debate Over ‘Loss and Damage’ Fund

At COP27, the United Nations climate change conference held in Egypt this month, China has figured prominently in a debate between Africa and Western nations over financial help to developing countries suffering the effects of climate change. This year alone the African continent…

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Russia Warms to Prisoner Swap for WNBA’s Griner, Arms Trader Bout

Russia said on Friday it hoped to clinch a prisoner swap with the United States to return convicted Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout, known as the “Merchant of Death,” in an exchange that would likely include U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner. Amid the…

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SADC Summit to discuss security, economic integration

Luanda – The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) will analyse the security and economic integration of the sub-region in its meeting set for 17-18 August.The 42nd Summit of the Heads of State of SADC, that will take place in Kinshasa, Democrat…

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SADC Summit to discuss security, economic integration

Luanda – The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) will analyse the security and economic integration of the sub-region in its meeting set for 17-18 August.The 42nd Summit of the Heads of State of SADC, that will take place in Kinshasa, Democrat…

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Lobito Corridor under three companies consortium

Luanda – The consortium Trafigura Group Pte Ltd, Vecturis, SA and Mota-Engil, Engenharia e Construção África, SA will manage the Lobito Corridor for a period of 30 years. The consortium will take on the operation, running and maintenance of rail transp…

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Lobito Corridor under three companies consortium

Luanda – The consortium Trafigura Group Pte Ltd, Vecturis, SA and Mota-Engil, Engenharia e Construção África, SA will manage the Lobito Corridor for a period of 30 years. The consortium will take on the operation, running and maintenance of rail transp…

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Producing corn in Seychelles? Ways to boost local animal feed production explored

The Seychelles National Biosecurity Agency has embarked on a regional project to boost the supply chain of healthy seeds and plants.The project, which aims at allowing livestock farmers to rely on their own animal feed production and improve cassava pr…

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UN urges WTO not to impose food export restrictions

GENEVA, The United Nations on Monday begged world trade ministers meeting at the WTO not to impose export restrictions on food for humanitarian purposes, amid a food security crisis. The UN’s human rights chief Michelle Bachelet and its trade and deve…

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Growing African Mangrove Forests Aim to Combat Climate Woes

In a bid to protect coastal communities from climate change and encourage investment, African nations are increasingly turning to mangrove restoration projects, with Mozambique becoming the latest addition to the growing list of countries with large sc…

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