It’s ten years since the 18 poorest countries worldwide had their debts written off. It was hoped that this would give a boost to their economies, but the countries are still struggling. In fact, some of them are no better off than in 2005.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how invasive tree species in South Africa are being turned into furniture, Ethiopia’s quest for the super chicken and how a Kenyan island is protecting their shores from plastic waste.
World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.
Overfishing on Africa's Lake Victoria has left many local fishermen struggling to survive. Two Kenyan siblings want to revive the industry with an environmentally friendly fish farm and solar energy.
The influence of German philospher Karl Marx on Africa's liberation movements was once so widespread that several post-colonial states defined themselves as Marxist. What remains of African socialism today?
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