Using scrap wood and other recycled materials, a community architect is bringing about social change through better and greener buildings in South Africa's Joe Slovo Township.
A dream of transforming a polluted wetland into a meeting place for young people has seen a thriving canoe club become established in the disadvantaged area of Khayelitsha, just outside of Cape Town in South Africa.
Thousands of people are expected to attend Johannesburg's annual Pride celebrations – the biggest on the African continent. This year's event, however, has drawn ire from critics for being aimed at white people.
This week on eco@africa, we visit a seaweed startup in France, meet elephants in Namibia and find out how a South African slum is going green. Join us for these and other exciting stories from Africa and Europe.
A fraction of South Africa's white population lives in poverty similar to that of many of the country's black township residents. They are grappling with the same problems, reports Sertan Sanderson from Munsieville.
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